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To Kill a Mockingbird: Setting Analysis

Summary: Setting the story in the U.S. South was appropriate for Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" because the South was where segregation and prejudice attitudes toward African-Americans was most prevalent.
The setting for Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird is appropriate. It is effective because it takes place in the south. At this time the South is segregated and southerners are reluctant to change their attitudes and feelings. The book focuses on the life of a young girl growing up in the South. If the setting have been in the North, it would have been less effective because that the northerners are not as accustomed to segregation. Also, there is less tension between the two races.

Lee uses many characters to support the ideas of the book. One of the characters she uses is Tom Robinson who is accused of raping Mayella Ewell. When the trial takes place, the jury convicts Tom. He is found guilty more because the people have not changed their prejudicial ways not because of the facts of the trial...

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