Similarities Between To Kill A Mockingbird And The Help

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In a dark world with dark people, there seemed to be nothing wrong with the racial slurs and poor treatment of the lower class and different race. In two different stories, two main characters stand up to fight discrimination in two towns. To Kill a Mockingbird and The Help are both set in the mid 1950s in Alabama and Mississippi. Both towns have heavy discrimination in many different ways. Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird and Skeeter from The Help, both face discrimination from different point of views and act differently; the way they react shows their moral beliefs in a strong way. In To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout Finch reacts toward discrimination with confusion because she’s so young. At the beginning of the book, when Scout goes to first grade on the first day of school, she already knows how to read. Mrs.Caroline,her teacher, is taken…show more content…
There are similarities between the characters with discrimination because they both face racial and gender inequalities also. The differences are in the way they react. Skeeter acts in an angry manner and Scout reacts more confused and doesn’t really understand it. Skeeter acts differently than Scout because she is much older and can comprehend what is going on around her unlike Scout who 's a little girl. The situations are different because, if Skeeter was in Scout’s shoes and had to see Tom lose even though he clearly should have won, she would have been really mad because she is not a fan of the whole racist thing that’s going on. On the other side, if Scout was in Skeeter’s shoes she would be very confused because she would not be able comprehend what is going on, because she is too young. I now see more clearly that the discrimination seen in both the movie and the book took a different toll on everyone that was involved in
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