Lee, the author of the book, is also appreciated for describing the social and economic lifestyle of the people of the Southern land in the year 1930.
The main theme of the book is combating racism, and the writer has achieved this through narrating events that surrounded the black people living in the area. Racism comes out clearly, when author narrates the challenges the black-skinned populace faced. The message it passes to the society is teaching people to respect the culture of other people and stop practicing racism. Harper Lee also talks about other important virtues in the society, including tolerance, courage, compassion and justice. Atticus Fitch, the white lawyer fighting to help the life of an innocent young man, shows his boldness when he defends a person of different race, a feat that was previously unheard of (Lee, 6). Throughout the trial, he does his best and enlightens the community about the acceptance of racial and cultural dissimilarities.
In the other book, Funny in Farsi: a Memoir of Growing up Iranian in America, the author narrates the challenges Iranian citizens faced when they came to stay in America. They settled in Southern California when the narrator’s father got a transfer to America. Their culture is definitely different from that of the Americans, and this makes their lives to be a challenging one. Dumas, the narrator of the story gets surprised with the different lifestyle American citizens exemplify and it takes time for her to adapt. The aspect of racism is evidenced when Dumas’ father loses his job because of his poor communication structure with his fellow workers. The company claims that his oral English is not comprehensible, and this provided grounds for them to halt his employment (Firoozeh). The writer brings out the premise of racism in the story, by narrating the tragedy that happen to Iranian citizen in a foreign land. The