To Kill A Mocking Bird, By: Harper Lee This report is on To Kill A Mocking Bird, by Harper Lee. The story takes place in a sleepy little Alabama town called Maycomb. The story is portrayed in the Great Depression time period. It's about a little girl named Scout Finch, who lives with her brother Jem, and her widower lawyer father, Atticus. Scout, the main character, is a very tomboyish girl that is both intellegent, and tough.
She's very fearless, and tends to fight the boys, and is unusually thoughtful. At her age, most girls would be wearing dresses and learning manners, but thanks to her father's teachings, she would rather wear overalls and learn how to climb trees with her brother Jem and their friend Dill. Scout narrates this story in the first person, telling what she saw and heard at the time and furtherance this narration with thoughts and assesments of her experiences in retrospect.
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To Kill a Mocking Bird, is about a young tomboyish girl that likes to play with her brother Jem, and their friend Dill. They spend their summer in Maycomb acting out scenes, and climbing trees, but their summer is soon shattered by racism and school. The small town of Maycomb is over run with racism and Scout's father Atticus, a lawyer, gets their whole family involved in a case to help save a black man falsely accused of murder. In the mean time, the kids start playing around a creepy house down the road when 'Boo' Radley lives. They begin to act out stories of what they think Boo looks and act like, when they have no idea at all. Over the months, the kids find gifts for them that they were supected to be left for them by Boo..