Friday, July 9, 2010

All about Scout

At HuffPo, Anna Quindlen talks about why she loves To Kill a Mockingbird. And it's all about Scout. 'I've realized over the years that I have a completely different orientation toward the book than most people do, because at some essential level early on, and even as I got older, I don't really give a rip about Atticus. I mean, he is fine and he is a terrific dad and he does a wonderful thing, and so on and so forth. But for me, this book is all about Scout. And I don't really care about anybody else in the book that much, except to the extent that they are nice to Scout and make life easier for Scout.' More...

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