The Flaw In Atticus Finch

Mockingbird, Congress, Incas, Mind, Russia, Yves Klein, DNA

You’re Licked Before You Begin

Aaron Sorkin | New York | 26th November 2018

Screenwriter’s account of adapting To Kill A Mockingbird for the theatre, while seeing off legal challenges from Harper Lee’s estate. The main structural problem was the need to give Atticus Finch a character-arc; he should be seen to grow morally in the course of the play. “How d…

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