To Kill a Mockingbird | Critical Essay by Laurie Champion

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of To Kill a Mockingbird.
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Critical Essay by Laurie Champion

SOURCE: Champion, Laurie. “Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.Explicator 61, no. 4 (summer 2003): 234-36.

In the following essay, Champion explicates the symbolic use of the terms “right” and “left” in To Kill a Mockingbird, arguing that “right” in the novel symbolizes virtue, while “left” symbolizes iniquity.

Throughout Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, besides the ordinary connotations of “right” and “left” as opposing spatial directions, the terms also work on a subtler level: “right” suggesting virtue and “left” suggesting iniquity.

Connotations of “right” and “left” play a crucial role during the climactic trial scenes. Building evidence against Bob...

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