To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Intolerance in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Intolerance in To Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: Throughout her novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee presents many aspects of a divided community that is governed by prejudice and steeped in a culture of intolerance. Her use of certain characters, such as Atticus Finch, who stand up to such intolerance, helps Lee to highlight the level of intolerance in Maycomb County and to portray her own personal views.
Indeed in the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, Harper Lee creates a community that is steeped in a culture of intolerance. She does this by presenting to us a divided community, one that is governed by prejudice; regardless of whether the prejudice is from whites against whites or from whites against blacks. She also helps highlight the intolerance in Maycomb County by creating certain characters that stand up against the intolerance of the community. These characters, such as Atticus, embody the moral voice of "To Kill a Mocking Bird" and also become a mouthpiece for the author to portray her personal views.

The existence of social inequality seems to act as a plague, running right through all of Maycomb County and affecting everyone in the community. We can clearly see a type of stratification in Maycomb County, layers of different social...

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