To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Literary Prejudice and Discrimination

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Literary Prejudice and Discrimination

Summary: Explores themes of prejudice and discrimination in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Compares the fictional trial of Tom Robinson to that of Leo Frank Case, charged with the murder of Mary Phagan.
Many colored people, in the times of segregation, were accused of things they did not do. In Leo Frank's case and Tom Robinson's case, prejudice and discrimination played a main role in their trials. Racism, prejudice and discrimination are not part of the law--justice is not served by the courts because of their racism and discrimination. Discrimination led to injustice and racism should not interfere with a trial and the life of an innocent man.

In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, there is a trial--Tom Robinson, a black and respectful man, was accused of rape and sexually harassing nineteen-and-half year old Mayella Ewell, daughter of Bob Ewell. Many people knew how Bob Ewell didn't care much about his kids and they were confused why all of a sudden Mr. Ewell is caring for them. The trial starts by questioning the sheriff of...

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