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Prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: A synopsis of the prejudice illustrated by the town of Maycomb in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. An important example of prejudice in this case is the fact that an honest black man's word in court would not be taken over a guilty white man's word.
To Kill a Mocking bird takes place in the 1930's. In the town of Maycomb, there are different types of people. There are blacks, whites, and even mixed people. Problems arise because of the towns dieses, which is prejudice. An example of the prejudice is that an honest black man's word in court would not be taken over a guilty white man's word.

An example of the prejudice in the town even comes up between families. Scout (the narrator of the novel) gets into a fight with her cousin Francis because of his prejudice, for the fact that Scout's father Atticus is defending a Negro. Atticus is defending a man named Tom Robinson in a case vs. Mayella Ewell who said that Tom had rapped her. Tom was a black man, which made him a Negro in the eyes of all the white people...

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