Boo Radley Prejudice

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Sometimes it seems that all men are created equal but in Maycomb, Alabama the people beg to differ.To kill a mockingbird is basically remembered of in the event of the trial of Tom Robinson and its racist outcome. The most obvious part of prejudice in the novel is racism, which causes otherwise upstanding white people of Maycomb to accept the testimony of an evil white man over the evidence supporting the testimony from a black man. Yet prejudice is also visible in the racially condescending Mrs. Grace Merriweather; in Aunt Alexandra’s and many other character’s belief in the importance of social class; in the gender stereotypes that people try to force on Scout; and even in the way the town views Boo Radley as a monster because he acts
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