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The Role of Atticus inTo Kill a Mocking Bird

Summary: Description of Atticus' vital role in discrediting racism and prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird.
To Kill a Mocking Bird

One of the main characters Atticus (scout's father) teaches his children that prejudice (in this case racism) is wrong, and in most circumstances it is. Atticus then accepts an offer to defend a black man in court (Atticus is a lawyer) even though he knows there is almost no chance that they'll win. Another character that is a good example of prejudice in this book is Dolphus Raymond, people in Maycomb thought he was drunk but he really just drank coca-cola out of a brown paper bag and stumbled around giving the appearance of a drunk. He also hung around with the coloured people. Unfortunately most of the people in this book hold very prejudice views for example Mrs. Dubose kept calling Atticus a "Nigger-lover." Clearly there is much evidence that the book "To Kill a...

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