Discrimination In To Kill A Mockingbird Essay

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In To Kill a Mockingbird there are lots of racial, gender, and religious, discrimination. Which is shown a multiple amount of times throughout the novel. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by Harper Lee which takes place in Maycomb Alabama, where there is a lot of racial discrimination. But there is also some gender, and religious, discrimination. The main Characters of the book are Atticus, Scout, and Jem Finch. Throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird the author gives the reader insight into how racial, gender, and religious discrimination, impact the community of Maycomb. There are many times when racial discrimination is shown in the novel, like when Calpurnia takes Scout and Jem to her church and Lula tells them many times that she has no business bringin white children to a black church. “You ain’t got no business bringin white chillun here they got their church we got our’n (Lee 158). This is just one of the many examples of this in To Kill a Mockingbird. Racial discrimination was also shown when Scout wants to go visit Calpurnia but Aunt Alexandra quickly tells her no and that she has no business going over there. “Atticus. I’ll go next Sunday if it’s all right can I Cal said she’d come get me if you were off in the car You may not Aunt Alexandra said it. I wheeled around, startled,…show more content…
Once she gets in the tire Jem pushes her as hard as he can. She later crashes into a barrier which knocks her out of the tire and into the Radley yard. Once she realizes that she is in the Radley yard she freezes then slowly walks out of the yard but does not grab the tire, instead she tells Jem to grab the tire so grabs it then tells Scout she acts like a girl so much it mortifying. “See there Jem was scowling triumphantly Nothin‘ to it I swear
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