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Postby scarletbegonias on Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:30 am

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SuperUncoordinatedGirl wrote:I love that book. The movie is great too even though they messed around with story a bit. It has Gregory Peck in it! :D

Boo Radley!

Am I the only one who thinks the casting for Boo Radley was completely and utterly wrong? He looked like he should be in the Marines or something.

Yeah! I was talking to a friend about that the other day. I laughed when he came on screen.
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Postby Tamagothi on Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:27 pm

We're reading it in my english class right now, I think it's pretty amazing. We have to get all in-depth and analyze a lot about it, I'm kind of thankful we have to, it made me understand it more.
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Postby allison.r on Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:30 pm

im reading that in english too, and i love it!

i love the movie too!

did you know its banned in some school districts? a few towns over it got banned because the large community of mennonites there didnt like it. and it got banned in newfoundland because the black community thouht since it said the n-word it was offensive....weird eh? the book has such a nice message.

Postby Kristen on Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:38 am

I read To Kill A Mockingbird last year in English class. I really liked the book, and the movie was pretty good, too. It was great, because we would have class discusions, and everyone would get into it and it would last basically the whole class period. :]
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Postby zombirella von cupcake on Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:02 am

It's just been too long for me to remember the class discussions, heh.
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Postby The Insurrectionist on Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:40 am

I love the message.
It's a great book.

The first half dragged on FOREVER. I understand that it was necessary to set their lifestyle up and everything, but really, nothing happened at all until the second part.
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Postby dahliaoleander on Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:38 am

I didn't mind the droning and ramblingof the first part... MORE TIME TO DAYDREAM AND DROOL OVER GREGORY PECK!!! DAYUMM!!!
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Postby kissmycombatboots on Thu May 20, 2010 3:29 am

my best literary friend. i've literally grown up with this book. my mom first read it to me when i was about Scout's age. she read it to me and my brother every summer until we were old enough to read it ourselves. every time i pick up my worn copy, it's like greeting a friend i haven't seen in a year. i try to live my life based on the main principle of this book, and even got a tattoo as a reminder to myself.
i cannot say how much i love this book.

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Postby Prettygrimm on Thu May 20, 2010 11:41 am

my boyfriend and I were recently discussing how Atticus Finch is one of the best literary characters ever written. if i ever have a boy, his name will most def be Atticus.
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Postby sarahXedge on Tue May 25, 2010 7:59 pm

I just finished it, I love it. I loved when Scout tries to talk to Mr Cuningham and when the teacher goes on about how horrible prejudice is but then goes on about the African Americans getting above themselves. But again most people I know didn't like it.
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Postby voiddj on Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:23 pm

Finally finished this (I get to read about 10 pages at work most days). I so enjoyed it. The characters are amazingly believable and the book doesn't preach but does have a lot to say about society and how we think of others.
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