To Kill a Mockingbird Quiz

Harper Lee
Harper Lee was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contribution to literature in 1971.

Harper Lee is the award-winning author of the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

Nelle Harper Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama in 1926. As a young child, she witnessed prejudice, which initially inspired her to write To Kill a Mockingbird. Prejudice, courage and family life are the key themes of the novel.

To Kill a Mockingbird was published in 1960. However, its story is set in the 1930s in Maycomb, Alabama. During this period, the white community’s prejudice against the black community was a very serious issue. The story is seen through the eyes of a young tomboy, Scout, whose father, Atticus, attempts to prove the innocence of Tom Robinson, a black man who has been wrongly accused of raping a white woman. Through her novel, Harper Lee challenges prejudice and intolerance and encourages empathy and understanding.

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