Examples Of Human Inequality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird it shows the problems and occurrences of how human inequality and diversity is brought up in the world. Racial comments, prejudice remarks, and judgement are all mentioned in the book. Although, the book is fiction, it brings up real life events that are still happening in the present time. The story takes place in Maycomb, Alabama in the 1930’s in that time anyone and everyone were judged by their life choices, skin color, social class, appearance, etc. Human society then was diverse into large groups of stereotypes. Back in Maycomb, Alabama there are many pro’s and con’s of being a citizen there. Maycomb is a very small town in Alabama, where everyone knows each other, which could also be good and bad. There is an example of racism and discrimination when it comes to Dolphus Raymond, who is a white man who has a family with a black woman. In order for him to avoid conflict, he drinks coca-cola out of a paper bag to…show more content…
Bob Ewell is an unemployed drunk who is the father of Mayella Ewell and her younger siblings. Mayella’s family is so poor that her and her siblings only go to school on the first day just to mark their appearance, because they need to spend their time hunting for food. Since they don’t attend school they barely get an education. When Bob Ewell has the opportunity to spend money on food or clothes he takes advantage of it and spends it on alcohol. In the town of Maycomb they only made it this far because of their skin color. No matter where you are and when it takes place there is always going to be inequality. This book shows all the realities that come with the world. I recommend that everyone should read To Kill a Mockingbird at least once in their lifetime. It is currently relevant because there is still inequality happening today. The real question is, will the human nation ever come together as a whole, neglecting all our
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