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This guide to To Kill a Mockingbird provides an introduction to the novel as well as a chapter-by-chapter summary, critical commentary, and glossary. Character analysis, critical essays, a Q-and-A review, and a short author biography are also included, providing readers with critical background information and comprehension tools. Icons integrated throughout will help students to see the underlying themes, discover the depths of a character, identify literary devices, and understand the language used in the work. 112 pages, indexed, softcover.
|Title: CliffsNotes on Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird|
By: Tamara Castleman
Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: Cliffs Notes
|Publication Date: 2000|
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.25 (inches)
In CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird, you explore Harper Lee's literary masterpiecea novel that deals with Civil Rights and racial bigotry in the segregated southern United States of the 1930s. Told through the eyes of the memorable Scout Finch, the novel tells the story of her father, Atticus, as he hopelessly strives to prove the innocence of a black man accused of raping and beating a white woman.
Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Scout's coming of age journey. Critical essays give you insight into racial relations in the South during the 1930s, as well as a comparison between the novel and its landmark film version. Other features that help you study include
- Character analyses of the main characters
- A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
- A section on the life and background of Harper Lee
- A review section that tests your knowledge
- A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites
Classic literature or modern-day treasureyou'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.