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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD MAY BOOK REVIEW KELSEY MEINHART The novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee is a very well-known novel that revolves around a young girl named Scout. “The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box.  As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it - whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash.”  This quote shows the good morals of Atticus because he shows that all colored people should be treated the same and when you don’t treat people well you might as well be trash. The novel To Kill a Mockingbird mainly revolves around a small family of three -- Atticus Finch, an attorney, and his two children, Scout and Jem. The novel is set in the quiet town of Maycomb. The town is comprised of three communities: the white folk, the black community, and the white trash. Jem and Scout go to school together. On their way to school, they pass the Radley house; it is a scary place to them, for it Jem houses Boo Radley, who has been…show more content…
The themes that were most supported were Justice and Fairness, Different Forms of Discrimination, the Morals of Scout and Jem, and the Role of Place (Setting). The most apparent form of discrimination in To Kill a Mockingbird is racism; however, there are other types of prejudice and discrimination that symbolize relations among the novel’s characters. Scout, for example, is made fun of in "To Kill a Mockingbird" because she is a tomboy. Boo Radley is disliked despite the fact that hardly anyone knows him. The family of Atticus Finch undergoes discrimination when threatened while representing Tom
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