To Kill a Mockingbird

1. Examine the role that social forces (gender,race,religion, social class) play in shaping
various characters in To Kill a Mockingbird.
You may either:
Select 1 social force and 2-3 characters — OR —
Select 1 character and 2-3 social forces
2. Are people naturally good or naturally evil?
Yourthesis is supported by the BOOK ONLY, not your opinion/the “real world.”
3. Analyze how 1 character comes of age within the novel. Pick 1 character and identify,
at minimum, two specific scenes to support your argument.
Besure to explain WHY these scenes are significant and HOW they help the
character come of age.
4. Identify the role that 2-3 literary devices play on the development of one of the themes
present in To Kill a Mockingbird.
Literary Devices: simile, metaphor, symbolism, imagery, allusion, hyperbole
Themes: prejudice, bravery vs. cowardice, hypocrisy vs. integrity




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