To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Compassion in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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Compassion in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: Explains how compassion in "To Kill A Mockingbird" helps the characters triumph over hate.


I found To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, to be the most enlightening, most relevant, and most intellectually engrossing of all the books we read this semester. Mockingbird, illustrates the hardships and the happy times, in the lives of a little girl, her family, and the whole town in which they live in. Racism and prejudice creates a common conflict in this novel that unleashes chaos, however, the demonstration of compassion by some of the characters, such as Scout Finch, eliminates the hate.

Chaos in To Kill a Mockingbird reflects the racism and prejudice that causes it. Prejudice and racism in this novel is cause of the ignorance of the townspeople. Ignorance and the lack of education is the root of Bob Ewell's mistreatment of Tom Robinson and the people of Maycomb. Atticus says to Jem, " in or courts, when it's a white...

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