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Prejudice in to Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: Analysis of the theme of prejudice in Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. Provides a short summary of the novel's plot. Discusses various forms of prejudice depicted in the novel.
In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout Finch submits her memories of growing up in southern Alabama during the Great Depression. Harper Lee created a setting where prejudice was candidly a way of life, as it was in reality during the time. Different races, social classes, ages, and genders were all related to prejudice; whether victims of discrimination or those who discriminated against certain groups. Prejudice against minorities was the most distinct throughout the story, yet many different forms of prejudice were obvious.

Discrepancy in social class was explored regularly in To Kill A Mockingbird. Scout and the Finch's were relatively well-off compared to most families in the setting of the book (5). The Cunningham's and the Ewell's were lower class families; proud but insolvent. Scout explained to Miss Caroline the social standings Walter Cunningham and his family are under, which irritates the teacher...

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