To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Student Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Prejudice in the Book "to Kill a Mockingbird".
This section contains 666 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Prejudice in the Book "to Kill a Mockingbird"

Prejudice in the Book "to Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: This essay describes prejudice in the book "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.
Harper Lee was trying to describe many tribulations in the world through the book To Kill a Mockingbird. She suggested that prejudice was a commonly occurring, horrible obsession. It is arguably the most prominent theme of the novel, and is directed towards groups and individuals in the Maycomb community. Harper Lee illustrated prejudice in this story through the racial unfairness in the judicial system, through the prevalent racism in the everyday people, and through the differences in people's social status.

The judicial system was largely flawed in one specific way. It was discriminative towards people's racial qualities. As an example, the jury had intolerance towards black people, specifically Tom Robinson. The racism was so obvious at some points in the book, that it was odd that the characters were not recognizing it and rebelling against it. The trial of Tom Robinson was...

(read more)

This section contains 666 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Prejudice in the Book "to Kill a Mockingbird"
Copyrights
BookRags
Prejudice in the Book "to Kill a Mockingbird" from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.