Conflicts in to Kill a Mockingbird

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In the book To Kill a Mockingbird there are many conflicts. A conflict is something that happens between a character in the book and something such as another character, society or nature or anything that can cause a problem. One of the main conflicts that happens in the Book “To Kill a Mockingbird” written by Harper Lee; is the Tom Robinson case. Out of everything happening in the book I feel as if this conflict is the most significant and important one of all. The Tom Robinson case is the reason everything happens in the book in the first place, all the events and bumps in the road leading up to the trial itself are because of this trial and Tom Robinson himself. For example in To Kill a Mockingbird, when Atticus and Uncle Jack are talking Scout-of course- is listening into the conversation. Since Atticus knows she is, he deliberately says that things are going to get tough around Maycomb for the kids especially for Scout but she’s going to have to learn to cope with it. She doesn’t fully understand this yet but she does now. All these things happen to Jem and Scout because Atticus is a part of this trial-which makes Jem and Scout perfect targets for the people of Maycomb. The writer wouldn’t have added all of these minor conflicts throughout the book without a particular reason, but she did: because they all are because of Tom Robinson. This is a perfect example of Man vs Society because of Tom Robinson the people have acted upon his Trial and gone against anything related with him. In the book Scout asks Atticus "You aren't really a nigger-lover, then, are you?" and Atticus says "I certainly am. I do my best to love everybody... I'm hard put, sometimes baby, it's never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn't hurt you." This was after her cousin Francis had made fun of Atticus for being
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