Atticus Racist Quotes

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The book is wonderful source for accurate historical view of the time. During one of Scouts average 2nd grade school day, a fellow student Named Walter Cunningham, Son of a poor farmer being offered money for lunch from his teacher. “Miss Caroline went to her desk and opened her purse. “Here’s a quarter,” she said to walter. “Go and eat down-town today. You can pay back tomorrow,” Walter shook his head. “Nome thank you ma’am,” he drawled softly.” (page 25). The farmers had it the worst during the great depression, with virtually no money the farmers do what little they can. Farmers today are still having trouble today, some get shut down for lack of product some don 't get with the times and are forcefully shut down. Second example Is the maid…show more content…
Yes it 's true the book is outdated and has some offensive language involving racism.”nothing” Jem said. “Ask Atticus, He’ll tell you.””do you defend niggers atticus?” I asked him that evening. “Of course I do. Don’t say nigger, Scout. THat’s common.”. The quote is Atticus explaining not to use the word because it 's not the best use of language. However it 's the point of the book. Several examples show it 's all part of the history, you looking for a great throwback to see how the 1930’s were. “Here he said, offering dill his paper sack with straws in it.”Take a good sip, it’ll quieten you.” Dill sucked on the straws, smiled and pulled at length. “Hee Hee,” said Mr. Raymond, evidently taking delight in corrupting a child.”Dill, you watch out, now,” I warned. Dill released the straws and grinned. “Scout, it’s nothing but Coca-Cola.”-”you little folks won 't tell on me now, will you? It 'd ruin my reputation if you did.” Mr. Raymond lives with black people and his kids and is sorta forced to fake being drunk all the time for having a black mistress. Nowadays who cares if you 're gay or interracial couple, back then however it was considered morally wrong because it the man or woman was black. Times are different now, we study history so we don
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