Hawthorne's "Birthmark"/Lee's Mockingbird

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A 6 page essay that summarizes, contrasts and compares Nathaniel Hawthorne's nineteenth century short story "The Birthmark" with Harper Lee's twentieth century novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Both works offer unique characters, who each deal with issues relevant to their social and historical era. Comparison of these two works indicates that, while different, they share the common feature of dealing with the problem of social expectations and how the societal mainstream treats the people it marginalizes. Bibliography lists 3 sources.