Examples Of Ignorance In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, the angry mob in chapter 15 is fueled by an absurd amount of ignorance and righteousness. Ignorance is the lack of knowledge or information and righteousness is the right of being morally right or justifiable. The angry mob’s ignorance is driven by racism and prejudice. The men believe that they are right and that they are protecting their community, but nobody sits and questions who is really right in the situation. People believe Tom Robinson committed a serious crime because he is black. They believe a white family’s word without any evidence to back them up. One example of the town of Maycomb showing ignorance is when people made up rumors about Boo Radley without knowing if the assumptions

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