This week saw the 50th anniversary of Churchill’s funeral. An opportunity like this to ram home ruling class propaganda, via one of the Brit establishment’s most revered totems, was never going to be passed up. 974 more words
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This beautiful novel, published in 1960, became immediately successful and has since become a classic piece of American literature.
It tells the story of the Finch family; starting with Scout and Jem’s childhood, through to the outcome of the trial in which their widowed father – Atticus Finch – was chosen to defend a black man, Tom Robinson, who was accused of rape, and explores the themes of racial prejudice and class. 224 more words