Book Talk


Book Talk
Book Talk

To Kill A MockingBird By Harper Lee

-Dee- IF-Dazzler

Joined: 22 August 2011
Posts: 3423

Posted: 25 December 2012 at 1:17am | IP Logged
'To Kill a Mocking Bird' is about the hunting of symbolical mocking birds in the society dominated by the whites. A mocking bird brings no harm to anyone. It is pretty and perches on the branch and just cooes - it never disturbs anyone. To kill a mocking bird is a sin. The story from the point of view of an eight year old girl, Jean-Louis 'Scout' Finch beautifully illustrates the difference in perception of the right and the wrong, of courage and cowardice. It is an example of how the society remains biased and forces the brave one to take up impossible jobs and then turns it's back on them. Atticus Finch, a man in his fifties without a wife and two young children aged 9 and 13 is a fine example of the right parent and the brave man. He is a lawyer fighting for the innocence of black man wrongly accused by a white. He is a man who despite difficult circumstances teaches his children that one shouldn't hate and that courage is not just standing up with a gun in hand. To Kill a Mockingbird though old - too old is a classic!

'They are certainly entitled to think that. They're entitled full respects for their opinions.'

'There is one thing that doesn't abide by the majority rule is a man's conscience'

-Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mocking Bird.

The following 3 member(s) liked the above post:


-Mystery- IF-Sizzlerz

Joined: 31 August 2007
Posts: 20111

Posted: 25 December 2012 at 1:29am | IP Logged
This is one of the classics I absolutely love. I had first read it in Middle school, I think, and have loved it ever since. It's been awhile I haven't read it again.. I'll probably pick it up soon.  One of the best stories about doing what's right, even against all odds.

The following 3 member(s) liked the above post:


  • Page 1 of 1

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Author Replies Views Last Post
DO translations kill the soul of the book

Author: LeadNitrate   Replies: 7   Views: 543

LeadNitrate 7 543 31 March 2008 at 12:14pm by LeadNitrate
Harper Lee : Does he deserves the prize?

Author: WillSmith456   Replies: 1   Views: 709

WillSmith456 1 709 30 October 2007 at 1:24pm by jdsean

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category / Channels

  • Please login to check your Last 10 Topics posted

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index