Examples Of Mob Mentality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Mob mentality is also apart of our country's past. One example is the Marion lynching. A huge crowd was gathered around a jail with 3 black men in it. After a while they got in the jail and one by one hung them (“Strange Fruit: Americanism of a Lynching). Townspeople and people on the poorer side experience mob mentality in the book. One example of mob mentality in the book would be the jail scene(Lee 205). In this scene Atticus goes to the jail to guard Tom Robinson, and Scout and Jem follow him. Farmers and townspeople show up later to try and take Tom and kill him but as soon as things get bad Scout and Jem run into the crowd. As the argument gets heated Scout pics out Mr. Cunningham and tries to talk to him, but he ignores her. After a
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