To Kill a Mockingbird
Suggestions for Further Reading
Bloom, Harold. Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, reprint edition 2006.
Haskins, James. The Scottsboro Boys. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1994.
Johnson, Claudia Durst. To Kill a Mockingbird: Threatening Boundaries. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994.
O’Neill, Terry. Readings on To Kill a Mockingbird. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 2000.
Power, Cathy Kelly. Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Mockingbird: A Collection of Critical Essays. Atlanta: Georgia State University Press, 1996.
Shields, Charles J. Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2007.
by ksimpson1995, August 21, 2012
Appearance vs. Reality is also another theme in the book. Some examples are: Scout's misconception of her father being old, tired, and never having time to teach her as she told Miss Caroline. And also the misconception of Boo Radley never leaving his home. Another is Jem's judgement of Mrs Dubose. He thought she was just mean but she really had an addiction to morphine.
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