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Harper Lee's Childhood vs. Scout Finch's Childhood
Transcript of Harper Lee's Childhood vs. Scout Finch's Childhood
-Her father, Atticus Finch, is an attorney who served in the state legislature in Alabama.
-Her older brother (Jem) and young neighbor (Dill) are playmates.
-Scout reads before she enters school and reads the Mobile Register newspaper in first grade.
-She is 6 years old when the trial of Tom Robinson takes place. Truman Capote (Dill) vs. Scout Finch's Childhood -She grew up in the 1930s in a rural southern Alabama town.
-Her father, Amasa Lee, is an attorney who served in the state legislature in Alabama.
-Her older brother and young neighbor (Truman Capote) are playmates.
-Harper Lee is an avreaderid as a child.
-She is 6 years old when the Scottsboro trials are widely covered in national, state and local newspapers. -Dill and Scout's friendship was based on Truman Capote's friendship with Harper Lee when they were children.
-They were neighbors as kids, just like Dill and Scout.
-Truman's relationship to his parents was much like Dill's in the novel, and he was passed from relative to relative.
-Truman was raised in Monroeville, Alabama just like Dill was.
-Truman grew up to be a novelist and many of his books were converted to movies. "Cold Blood" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's" were just a couple of the books that he wrote and was most famous for. Sources: -GradeSaver. *Biography of Harper Lee | List of Works, Study Guides & Essays*. GradeSaver,
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