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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. MOTIFS/THEMES. RACISM SYMPATHY GROWING UP/MORAL EDUCATION MOCKINGBIRD AS A SYMBOL. STYLES. FLASHBACKS STRONG, VIVID VOCAB POWERFUL IMAGERY CREATES SETTING FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE HUMOR HOOKS AT THE END OF CHAPTERS SETTING DRIVES THE STORY - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

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MOTIFS/THEMESRACISMSYMPATHYGROWING UP/MORAL EDUCATIONMOCKINGBIRD AS A SYMBOL2

STYLESFLASHBACKSSTRONG, VIVID VOCABPOWERFUL IMAGERY CREATES SETTINGFIGURATIVE LANGUAGEHUMORHOOKS AT THE END OF CHAPTERSSETTING DRIVES THE STORYSOUTHERN DIALECT MIGHT BE HARD TO READ BUT IT SUPPORTS THE IMAGERY3

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ALLUSIONS

"Maycomb County had recently been told that it had NOTHING TO FEAR BUT FEAR ITSELF (p. 06).-From Franklin D. Roosevelts first inaugural address. (March 4, 1933)" 'It's the DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM (p. 24).Dewey Decimal System: A system for organizing books in libraries devised by Melville Dewey. Contrary to what Jem tells Scout, this Dewey has nothing to do with John Dewey, a theorist of progressive education." 'Not exactly. The Cunninghams are country folks, farmers, and THE CRASH hit them hardest (p. 27).The Stock Market Crash of 1929, a cause of the Great Depression.

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"...a MAN WHO SAT ON A FLAGPOLE for no discernible reason (p. 42).Flagpole sitting was a fad in the 1930s.

"He declared EGYPTIANS WALKED THAT WAY...(p. 79).Jem bases his knowledge on ancient pictures of Egyptian art.

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