Literary Analysis Essay On To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill A Mockingbird Analytic Essay Maycomb is an extremely prejudiced town, even though the novel is based when the black people had been released from slavery for over 70 years. Even so, the racism is still painfully clear as demonstrated in the timeless masterpiece, To Kill A Mockingbird. Not only is Maycomb prejudiced against the black people, they are also prejudiced against way woman should be, people with disabilities and the poorer families. African Americans face the prejudice head on as there skin colour is different, there are made to be servants or slaves to the white people. "Well Dill, after all he's just a nigger," startling words from Scout who should have known better. Her father Atticus is defending a black man in court, and yet the prejudice in Maycomb is so heavy that it even begins to affect Scout. It also begins to hit Calpurnia, the…show more content…
"What the sam hell are ya doing" Scout said when Walter Cunningham come to have lunch at the Finches house and poured syrup all over his food. Jean Louise "Scout" Finch, also gets a lot of the prejudice in Maycomb for being different, She doesn't dress like the other girls, She wears pants. "Aunt Alexandra was fanatical on the subject of my attire. I could not possibly hope to be a lady if I wore breeches, when I said I could do nothing in a dress, she said I wasn't supposed to be doing things that required pants" She doesn't criticise the finch family, in fact she "never let a chance escape her to point out the short-comings of the other tribal groups to the greater glory of the Finch family's own" There a many key themes in To Kill A Mockingbird. Racism, Growing up in those times. The text would not be the same without all these themes, but prejudice goes under a lot of categories and all the themes factor in prejudice. That's why I think the prejudice is the main
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