To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Student Essay

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To Kill a Mockingbird - Book Overview

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To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee.

To kill a Mockingbird is a novel portraying many different types of prejudices towards a diverse population.  The central theme is "it's a crime to kill a mockingbird," meaning that it is wrong to be prejudiced towards someone who has done nothing wrong.  In To kill a Mockingbird the main story is of racial prejudice with white town residents accusing a black man, Tom Robinson, of a crime he did not and could not have committed.  The evidence presented in court did not indicate Tom as being guilty but the residents of Maycomb indicted and convicted him regardless.  Other prejudices are also brought to light throughout the novel as a six-year-old child, Scout, observes the trial of Tom Robinson and the relationships of families in her town over the period of...

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