Boo Radley Inequality Quotes

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Mockingbirds symbolize innocence, and the idea of killing a mockingbird signifies destroying its innocence. In the book “To kill a mockingbird” by Harper Lee, many of the characters can be identified as mockingbirds. They are the innocent people who have been harmed or tainted by evil. This is usually due to inequality. In the novel, there are many examples of inequality. There is social, gender, and racial inequality shown throughout the chapters. The characters and community displayed in the book are extremely prejudiced and racist while the book demonstrates that some people are considered more worthy than others based on their skin color, their gender, or their place in society. Maycomb is a small town, which stimulates a lot of gossiping between the neighbors, and a lot of classing others into groups based on their family name, their wealth, their race, and the things spoken about them. Boo Radley is the perfect example of a victim of social inequality. He is shut out by his family and community due to his mental disability and is discriminated against and blamed for all the problems that happen around Maycomb. Furthermore, he is viewed as an unapproachable monster by the Maycomb community, which encourages the neighborhood to spread many rumors about him, most of which are false. The quote “There was a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he…show more content…
Every character who can be represented as a mockingbird has their own story, which only further accentuates that importance of realizing all the different ways in which inequality can be exhibited. Social inequality, gender inequality, and racial inequality are all related in more ways than one, they are all associate with discrimination and inequality against those who deserve it, also against those who are
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