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Name:Professor's name:Title:Date:Harper LeeEarly lifeAuthor Harper Lee was a descendant of Robert E. Lee a general in the Southern civil war; she was conceived on April 28, 1926, in Monroeville, Alabama, the US. She belongs to a family of four children; 3 siblings- , Louise Lee Conner, Alice Lee and Edwin Lee. Her parents Amasa Coleman Lee (former proprietor and newspaper editor who after serving as a state senator practiced law) and Frances Cunningham thought it wise to educate little Harper as she became of age in Monroe County High School in 1944 (Brien, 2002). Among her closest youth companions was an essayist to-be, Truman Capote who was then known as Truman Persons. Lee regularly served as Truman's defender, a trait which portrayed her tough-girl nature as compared to many young boys (Peck, 1990). Truman didn't socialize much but the few boys he shared interests with often picked on him and singled him out for being a sissy and for the extravagant garments he wore. (Bio.com. A&E Networks Television )While the two companions were altogether different, they both imparted in having troublesome home lives. Truman lived with his mom's relatives nearby after generally being deserted by his own folks. In secondary school, Lee added to an enthusiasm for English writing. In the wake of graduating in 1944, she attended College in Montgomery (the all-female Huntingdon College). Lee stood out among her colleague students since she didn't care much about fashion, dating o

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