To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Authors Complex View of Southern Women

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Authors Complex View of Southern Women

Summary: Explains the complex views of Harper Lee regarding Southern women by looking at the various female characters she presents in the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird."
."..ladies bathed before noon, after their three-o'clock naps, and by nightfall were like soft teacakes with frostings of sweat and sweet talcum..." (5)Women of the south had a stereotrpical title back in the1930's. Athough this is shown in to Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee brings out the real and individualized people of female characters.

Love for gardening and cake baking, Miss Maudie holds the traditional southern female activites. On the other hand Miss Maudie is the most lively female character. ."..jem and I had considerable faith in Miss Maudie. She had never told on us, had never played cat-and mouse with us, she was not at all interested in out private lives. She was our friend." (46). Among Maycomb's female characters, she is the children's best friend. Maudie comforts Scout when left out and speaks to her no less then a grown-up explaing that...

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