Atticus Finch Injustice

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To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee This book fantastically covers a big chunk of the injustice that the world has lived through and even, sometimes still experiences. The book treats cases of injustice such as racial discrimination and lost innocence, in addition to class and gender roles. I am certain that there are more themes of injustice being portrayed throughout the book, but these are the ones I could recognize. The book showcases two years during The Great Depression (1933-1935) and puts its focus on the fictional town Maycomb located in Alabama where it embeds itself in the lives of two siblings, Scout and Jem and their father Atticus. Despite the blow that The Great Depression caused the society, the family gets by okay with their finances since Atticus is a successful lawyer. Scout's real name is Jean Louise Finch and is the narrator as well as the protagonist of the story. She is an intelligent girl with what you would call a boy's characteristics and she…show more content…
Because he took a stand for a black man, he is forced to deal with the resentment of the racist white community. Jem's full name is Jeremy Atticus Finch and is Scout's four year older brother who gradually detaches himself from her games as he grows mature. However he remains her good buddy as well as her protector. He is crudely rattled by the evil injustice witnessed over the course of the trial of the black man. To kill a Mockingbird is about growing up and thus, the genre is a "coming-of-age story" blended with drama. The book is about what Scout learns about people and about life over the course of the two years. During the summers, a friend name Dill comes to Maycomb to spend time with Scout and Jem. Scout basically learns four lessons over the course of two years from her dad, Atticus, but also from her own
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