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Prejudice in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: This essay explains the purpose of having a young, innocent, unbiased child as narrator of the story.
In the 1930's, the south was still heavily segregated and racism effected many everyday things. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout, a young, innocent, and unbiased child is the narrator. Harper Lee chose to have Scout as the narrator because she provided the most neutral point of view of any character in the novel. Scout encounters many issues in the story regarding people's race, gender and social class, which makes her the appropriate narrator for the novel.

In Maycomb, the town in which the story takes place, one's gender would determine how you were to act. Scout was involved with most of the issues in the story that involve gender stereotyping. Scout is very much like her brother because she likes to do things that young boys do. She doesn't wear a dress, or play with dolls. Instead, she...

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