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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: Three Major Elements Of Higher Consciousness

In 1960, a thirty-four year old woman got a chance to publish her second novel. She was still in very much good relationship with her hope to be a published author. Oh yes, she had another volume, her first work, sitting in a closet in her house. Someone had suggested her after reading that first piece of her creative journey that she must pen down another story, perhaps she should even trace the back-story of the original that she had just submitted. Harper Lee, the young woman in her early thirties, decided should certainly take a chance with her creative powers. She did. She wrote a new book with the same characters in her first book, with just one crucial difference. In this book, she told the story of her protagonist when she was a young girl of twelve. The novel was To Kill a Mockingbird. Itwon the Pulitzer Prize in 1961, just a year after the first edition published.
Another legend about To Kill a Mockingbird is related to Truman Capote, author of In Cold Blood, another bestsel…