How To Eradicate Prejudice In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee shows that one must recognize the everyone’s individuality in order to eradicate prejudices. Set during the Great Depression, Jean Louise Finch, known as Scout, tells her growing up story in rural Maycomb, Alabama. As a young child, Scout, her brother, Jem, and their best friend, Dill, are intrigued by the neighborhood misanthrope, Arthur, Boo, Radley. Meanwhile, their father, Atticus, takes the on the case of Tom Robinson, an innocent black man accused of raping a destitute white girl, Mayella Ewell. The deeply racist town vehemently ridicules Scout, Jem, and Atticus for the case, but ultimately he proves to the county that Tom is innocent, and suggests that Bob Ewell may have harmed Mayella. Infuriated

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