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CLIP 10945

To Kill A Mockingbird - a Message of Tolerance

To Kill A Mockingbird - a Message of Tolerance
Key Info
  • To Kill A Mockingbird - a Message of Tolerance
  • Duration: 00:00:03
  • One of the main messages Harper Lee wants to convey in her novel is that prejudice stems from ignorance and challenging accepted prejudices is a courageous and admirable move. The enigmatic, reclusive character of Boo Radley is also mentioned.
  • Subject:



    Fiction Post 1900: World

  • Keywords: Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, message, Boo Radley, courage, ignorance, prejudice
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful as an introduction to Harper Lee's novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird'. Useful for the wider topic of 1960s American literature.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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