To Kill a Mockingbird: too simple a moral tale?

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Harper Lee’s novel is very hard to fault, but some critics have wondered if its take on Southern racism isn’t a little anodyne

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

The review here takes issue with the writing. The question I am more interested in is should we still be teaching it or are there better options ?While most teachers remember it with fondness despite some of its flaws of voice, do our students still find that it resonates with them?

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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