To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird #1

Harper Lee

fiction classics historical dark emotional reflective medium-paced

496 pages | first published 1960

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Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Lee explores the issues of race and class in the D...
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Moods

reflective 68%
emotional 66%
sad 35%
inspiring 33%
dark 32%
challenging 30%
tense 24%
hopeful 23%
informative 20%
adventurous 19%
funny 12%
mysterious 12%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 30%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 28% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 15% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.21