To Kill a Mockingbird (Barron's Book Notes)
Plot synopsis of this classic is made meaningful with analysis and quotes by noted literary critics, summaries of the work's main themes and characters, a sketch of the author's life and times, a bibliography, suggested test questions, and ideas for essays and term papers.
Paperback, 100 pages
Published October 1st 1984 by Barron's Educational Series
(first published 1984)
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This classic does not need my review. I seem to meditate on it long after it has graced my imagination in Harper Lee's wonderful prose and Scout's page-turning first-person POV. It speaks to me its life-lessons as much four years since I read it as when I held it in my hands. Prejudice of race, social standing, intelligence quotient, education, and gender. . . what have I left out? are woven into this narrative in the richest, most provoking and honest ways ever attempted. It remains a standard...more
Joyce Milton is the author of several noted juvenile biographies, as well as the prize-winning novel, Save the Loonies.More about Joyce Milton...