To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | The Prejudices of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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The Prejudices of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: This a brief and somewhat superficial look at the prejudices in "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.
Have you ever experienced prejudice? Prejudice can be seen all over the world, in practically every form. Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, is set in a time that provides many lessons for Jean Louis "Scout" Finch, the main character and narrator, to learn. These lessons are of prejudice, mainly racial, social, and sexual. As scout matures through the duration of the story, she faces these prejudices as she learns many new lessons.

Racial prejudice plays an important role in the characters' lives as it provides many conflicts for them to deal with. A major example of racial prejudice seen in this book is the surrounding events of Atticus's case presented by the people of Maycomb County who do not agree with the defense of a black man. The racial prejudice of the people results in the death of an angelic man...

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