we were assigned this book in our english class. the begining was really slow and i couldnt relate to it but as the story moved on it got better. it has the universal theme dont judge a book by its cover and it is portrayed sevral ways. one of the ways it shows u this messege is when they convict tom robinson because he was black although all evidence showed he was innocent. another way they show this is with boo radley because everyone judged him by mistakes he had made when he was immature. overall it was an ok book..