Printables for This Topic:
What's the Gist? –
You had to write Cliff Notes on this work in one page, what would
and Themes – Consider how the juxtaposition of the following
characters helps to develop theme in the novel.
– Explain why you think Lee wove this complicated thread of connections,
and how they contribute to the development of the theme of the story.
– Prejudice figures largely in Harper Lee's famous novel, To Kill
a Mockingbird. Think about the story, and answer the following questions.
– Consider the following characters. How does Lee's treatment of
them as the story unfolds suggest that no individual is either completely
good or completely evil?
Good and Evil
– Identify places in the novel where "good" encounters "evil."
Venn Map – A great
way to map out the major themes and contrasts.
Motifs – Motifs
are recurring structures, contrasts and literary devices that can
help develop and inform a story's major themes.
– Harper Lee frames her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, in two ways.
What are they?