What Is The Discrimination In To Kill A Mockingbird

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City of Maycomb is a cruel and harsh place to live, due to the environment that people are racist and thinks that the white people have more power than the black people.Not getting a full equal right is not fair. During the Tom Robinson’s trial, people only said that he was guilty because he was a black man; while Ewell was white. Many black people has thought that it was unfair to not get equal rights, the white people made something called “separate but equal”. Which is impossible to be. White people thought that giving both of the race a school, but a different school with different supplies and school condition. If black people were to complain, white people would say “You have school and we have school.” In the city of Maycomb, racism affects the life experiences of characters in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, because people are discriminated against and segregated. In the city of Maycomb, racism affects the life experiences of characters in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, because people are discriminated against and segregated. Life in Macomb for black people were very limited. Interracial relationships were discouraged, black people had to tact and code-switch depending on who they are speaking to, and…show more content…
In the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, Calpurnia is a black women who is a housekeeper while also acting as a nanny. She takes Jem and Scout to her black people’s church. Jem and Scout notices something strange about Calpurnia. She was talking differently than she spoke to Jem and Scout. When she spoke to anyone in Jem and Scout’s house, she spoke respectively and gently. On the other hand, she spoke just like the other black people with accents to her church people. Calpurnia had to code-switch. She had to be respecting the white people while she was just comfortable when talking to the other black people at her church. The black people were very limited of their doings and
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