To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Prejudice in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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Prejudice in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: Three types of prejudice can be seen in Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird": racial, social and religious. Education, as shown in the character of Atticus, is portrayed as a way to battle ignorance and bigotry.
Prejudice is the preconceived opinion of a person or thing. In the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" there were many forms of prejudice. Through out the novel, Harper Lee writes about all different forms of prejudice. These can all be categories in 3 groups: racial, social and religious prejudice. Maycomb puts negative light its people and what happens there. The town is backward and this is where the prejudice starts. The resident's opinion has been formed and has been unchanged because the same families occupy Maycomb for so long. I will discuss the issues relating to the 3 main forms of prejudice: racial, social and religious and the solution to stopping this in Maycomb.

One of the main forms of prejudice that Harper Lee explores in this novel is racism. Negroes are live under segregation from the white people. Evidence of racism in the book is...

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