How To Kill A Mockingbird Discrimination Analysis

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How To Kill a Mockingbird is made from the author Harper Lee. This book has a lot of forms of discrimination against certain groups in society which is morally wrong. The book contains forms of racism, sexism, and classism. Racism is the judgement against a certain. Sexism is judgement against a specific gender. Classism is the judgement of a certain person or group of people to their class or how they live life. The book is set in the Great Depression which was during 1929 through 1939. The book How to Kill a Mockingbird is set in the town of Maycomb during the Great Depression. The Great Depression took place during 1929 through 1939. Maycomb, Alabama is based off of where Harper Lee lived in which is Monroeville, Alabama. In Monroeville, Alabama during the Great Depression there was a lot of discrimination against people The racism in the book mainly takes place during a trial where Tom Robinson, a black man, is being accused of raping a…show more content…
One example of this is women not being able to be a judge or to being able to be in a jury. Atticus tells us this in the book by saying, “For one thing, Miss Maudie can’t serve on a jury because she’s a woman-” and then he gets interrupted by Scout. Guys in the society of Maycomb are able to have any job they want to have but women are not able to all because they’re a women. Another form of sexism in the book is when Aunt Alexandra teaches Scout to be like a girl. This shows how there’s a specific role of women in the society and they could break from it but it is looked down upon in the society. Compared to guys they can be who they wanna be but women can’t due to this role. The society doesn’t see that a person is a person no matter what gender they have. They also don’t see that people don’t have any control of their gender when they are born. The same thing goes for black people in this book. They don’t see that a person doesn’t have any control of their
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