Racism was not the worse things in the whole book, classism was even worst than that. In the To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee used several events to show classism was a really grave problem and this problem was full over the Maycomb. Classism was a really serious problem in Maycomb, it was really common in any of the society class. It happened to the children, to the Radley’s family, to the Ms. Dubose and to the Mr.Dolphus. In the chapter 2 and 3, when Miss Caroline wanted to know why Cunningham didn’t bring his lunch, Scout explained the reason to her but Miss Caroline didn’t care about what she was saying and she even criticized Scout, it made Scout had a really bad emotion.
You can have a seat now.’ I mumbled that I was sorry and retired mediating upon my crime.” (p.17) is the first example of Scout encountering small-mindedness in the novel. In the quote, Scout’s first-grade teacher makes Scout feel guilty about being able to read and write, causing her to apologise and think of it as a crime. Her reaction of shame is instantly expressed to the reader as it is a first-person perspective. Therefore, it conveys how the exchange between the two demonstrates the the small-minded views of Maycomb citizens, especially considering that Scout should be proud of being taught vital abilities at a young age. -
Cassie who is just a nine year old girl for the first time encountering a conflict regarding racism and facing such a humiliation by the whites. Another incident that can be observed from this text is during Mary’s conflict with the Wallaces at the school. Mary who is a school teacher got fired from the school because she was teaching according to the syllable set up by the County. Besides, coincidently she teaching history and even more worse the topic is on slavery so although, how ill the white treats the blacks it should not be against on their belief. The County and
When she was seven years old she recalled not having a stable housing. Her mother worked and different family members would care for her siblings and her. When she was 8 year old a 19 year old cousin tried to sexually abuse her. She told her aunt but she did not believe her so did not say anything to her mother. When she was ten years old she experienced bullying in school due to her body shape.
My response essay will come from the essay who a girl was involved called Sandra Cisneros, the daughter of a Mexico-American mother and a Mexico father. A daughter whose father didn’t believe in whatever she did. No matter how Sandra tried her best to impress her father, Sandra’s father didn’t believe her because of the tradition that lasted for years that, girls can’t do stuff that will catch an eye from the society. Anna was not allowed to play with her brothers in public, and also, not only she wasn’t allowed to go to school, but also, she wasn’t allowed to expand her talent of drawing. It’s the same with my relatives from my mother’s side.
R/s Ri’Naza stated that she didn’t feel like she would make to Monday to tell someone at school. R/s Ji’Niah teases Ji’Naza about her teeth and Jazzmyne is aware of it. R/s Ji’Naza feels like she is not getting treated equally. R/s Ri’Naza is afraid if DSS comes out her mother is going to know she told somebody.
Poverty is to be very poor. In this book, the Cunningham’s and the Ewells represent poverty because they are very poor, therefore, they have to do many things for their families. The last thing that is an example of this book is domestic violence. Mayella Ewell is the main character that represents this because she was “beaten” by Tom Robinson in her accusation. Racism, is the first thing that comes to mind in this chapter.
Yet, have a father who shows them a disparate perspective of thinking. In chapter 3 of “To Kill A Mockingbird” Scout tells her father about her bad experience at her first day of school. She was told by Miss Caroline to stop letting her father (Atticus) teach her how to read. Miss Caroline
When Scout asks Atticus if she can visit Calpurnia at her house next Sunday, Aunt Alexandra tries to intervene. “You may not!” Aunt Alexandra interrupts abruptly. “I wasn’t talking to you!” Scout replies vigorously. Scout does not like Aunt Alexandra because Aunt Alexandra is too strict, does not like blacks, and wants her to change her childish ways. Aunt Alexandra wants
“Hypocrisy is the mother of all evil and racial prejudice is her favorite child” (Don King). In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, a young girl named Scout is receiving a first hand experience of racism and its brutality. In Chapter 26, during school, Scout’s teacher, Mrs. Gates explains what a democracy is and how it differs from the events taking place in Germany with Hitler and the Jews. Using her biased opinion, Mrs. Gates shows Scout that the world can be a cruel place in more ways than one. During the scene, “Mrs.
The school board tried to talk the incident out of what really happened, so that they can win the school budget election, but it failed. Both Philip and Miss Narwin faces major issues, Miss Narwin was asked to take a leave of absences even when a lot of people are giving her hate mails and Philip becomes stressed with his peers disapproving him. In the end, Miss Narwin resigns teaching and Philip switches to a new school where singing the anthem was allowed and in his response he said he didn’t know the
I can connect to Scout because I too have felt left out or made to feel unimportant by my sibling. In the book we can see Scout is made to believe that she is too young to play with Jem and Dill because he is older thinks he can boss her around. We see this when Jem and Dill start leaving Scout out of their planning in their treehouse. Also, this causes Scout to feel left out enough that she begins to spend more time at Miss Maudie’s house. Another example from the book where we see Jem leaves Scout out is her first day of school when he tells her to not follow him around during school “Jem was careful to explain that during school hours I was not to bother him” (Lee 20).
Hoover came with more ideas on the problems that the United States was up against; like the Great Depression. 5. There are many factor that cause the Great Depression. The overproduction of too many people being layoff, due to the factories going out of business. There was a crisis in the farming after the war deflationary and the prices dropping, with reduced demand on the same supply.
The protagonist of To Kill a Mockingbird Scout is confused and in quite the dreadful state. She had an exhausting 1st day at school and she is contemplating why she is even going to school anymore. From her point of view, her father doesn’t have a degree level education. Young Scout is confused on why others seemingly do as they please; she doesn’t enjoy going to school where her very teacher is not tolerant of Scout. Atticus, her father, has some ideas to share with Scout about seeing from another person’s eyes.
Miss Caroline Fisher is not very pleasant with the children and becomes extremely upset with Scout when she learns that Atticus has taught Scout to read. She makes Scout feel guilty for having learn to read before school started. Scout complains to her older brother Jem but he tells her that Miss Caroline is just trying a new method of teaching.