Misperceptions: To Kill A Mockingbird

Mockingbird cover

I spent part of my childhood summers at my maternal Grandparents back in the 1970s and in Chilliwack British Columbia Canada.

I came across To Kill a Mockingbird and I read it, vaguely knowing it was a High School Book. I was 8.

The anti-racism give people dignity message was heavy handed, how did adults not know this?

Not realizing how little had changed since the book’s publication, the grown up part of the story registered as deeply on me as it did Scout.

What did confuse me about the book was why Scout was treated like a girl.

I knew the book was in the USA south and New Orleans was French and Canada had French -so I read Scout’s actual name that way.

it wasn’t until a few years later that that Scout was a girl clued in

I wasn’t used to books being about girls, never mind narrated by them.

That Atticus could hold separate his personal and his professional views, I think might heighten the impact of the child vs the adult view of the parent. And, point to where, people can start to shift their private views and that is the importance of Professional Ethics.
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1950s America
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