To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Harper Lee's Use of Humor in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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Harper Lee's Use of Humor in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: Harper Lee uses a great deal of humor in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird, most of which is satirical in nature. Lee uses humor to describe certain traits of various characters, and she chooses indirect yet humorous ways to describe thoughts and actions among the characters.
"Harper lee uses humour throughout the novel, discuss why and what effect it has on various senses"

In her novel, To Kill A Mocking Bird, Harper lee use a lot of humour, most of which is satirical. When Atticus says that Bob Ewell isn't going to hurt him and even if he is he can come to Atticus and he wont hurt the rest of the family while aunt Alexandra says that he might hurt them and at the end of the book it turns out that aunt Alexandra is right. She does this to emphasize cowardly and devious Bob Ewell is and also to show that even though aunt Alexandra is overly worried sometimes, she has reasons for it. Another type of humour is when aunt Alexandra says that all families in Maycomb seem to have some...

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