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Prejudice

Summary: In the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", Harper Lee presents several examples of prejudice on three different levels, socially, racially, and religiously.
Prejudice by the dictionary is defined as a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation. In other words prejudice is bias or a preconception. Prejudice is not an unknown or unseen thing. Prejudice is present in our everyday lives and demonstrated on many levels. In the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", Harper Lee presents several examples of prejudice on three different levels, socially, racially, and religiously.

Social prejudice in this book takes place when people believe that for some reason they are better than others. This is shown throughout the book by many people, mostly because of the Tom Robinson case, towards Atticus. It is shown by Mrs. Dubose when she says that Atticus is no better the "niggers and trash he works for." It is also shown by the white community towards Arthur "Boo" Radley. It is shown by them always fabricating stories about him...

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