Perfectionism In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the 1820s, people were believed in the perfectionist. People believed that in order to be perfect, they shouldn’t involve in a violence. They claimed that to get rid of violence under influence of alcohol is to prohibit the sale of spirits. The temperance movement brought up the temperance to the public.The result of widespread of perfectionist, there were more than “6,000 local societies in several U.S. states (Prohibition)”. To Kill a Mockingbird demonstrate the ill effect of alcohol. Characters like Bob Ewell and Dolphus Raymond show how those who drink are judged in the era of Prohibition.

In the To Kill a Mockingbird, Bob Ewell is Alcoholic. He is poor, no education, racist and lazy. He assaulted Mayella Ewell and harassed other

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