Notwithstanding, he has had controversy with almost everyone on the ranch. He abused Lennie, a mentally disabled man, he publicly exposes his and his wife’s sexual lives, and he treats his wife as if she is his slave. Moreover, the actions Curley has done are corrupt, but they are not solely because he is an abominable person. An infrequent amount of readers will look at Curley’s actions and have sympathy for him, but Curley has reasons for his mistakes. Nevertheless, Curley is a disastrous man due to the way he grew up being an only child, he is astoundingly short, his father is a wealthy ranch owner, and he grew up in a racist and sexist community.
Multiple characters in To Kill a Mockingbird are discriminated against, one that stuck out was Atticus. He was discriminated against multiple times, for example, on the way he raises his children, for defending a black man in court, and for just being a poor white person white person. Those are just a few ways that Atticus is discriminated against in the novel. Atticus is discriminated against on the way that he chooses to raise his children. In the novel several times people tell Atticus that he doesn’t raise his kids right, for example Miss Maudie says “”...erected an absolute morphodite in that yard!
Scout and Jem are continually made fun of by their peers who call them and Atticus “nigger lovers”. People who were friends now hate them(new subproof), their friends from school now make fun of them because Scout and Jem’s Father is siding with a black man on the case. Some say it was good for Scout and Jem to learn to stand up for their morals at a young age(antithesis), but it was not healthy for Scout and Jem to experience such social loss. They are impressionable children who definitely could have sided with their peers on the issue of segregation. It was Atticus’s reasoning, Calpurnia’s kindness, and the black community’s love that allowed the children to stand with them.
Hassan Jan is Amir’s best friend, brother and servant. He is one year younger than Amir and was born with a cleft lip. From a young age both Hassan and Amir were inseparable, however Hassan had always proven to be the more honest and courageous out of the two. Hassan is always ready to listen to Amir and defends him when he is attacked, therefore also proving his loyalty within the friendship. His significant traits are bravery, selflessness and intelligence.
In the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee many people in the town of Maycomb are treated very differently due to their skin color, or rumors they heard from people. Arthur “Boo” Radley was treated differently because he was never seen. When truly Boo isn't any of what they think but because people look at the outside of a person they judge them and treat people different because they aren't like them. The author reveals that it is important to recognize that all humans deserve respect regardless of their status in society.
Theodosia claims that her father is sincerely an admirable, honest, and innocent man. As the author, Henry Brands, mentions, “Theo idolizes her father from the moment she can express herself” (7). She acknowledges that one of the factors
Even though Some people, like Aunt Alexandra thinks Atticus is raising scout wrong because she doesn't like to wear girly clothes. Atticus acts like a teacher to his children, he teaches them wondrous things. Atticus punishes his kids when the deserve it. Jem and Scout are shown to be respectful and treat people the same.
Through the lesson Atticus tries to teach Scout, she learns that people will follow biases and prejudices rather than the truth. Within the book To Kill a Mockingbird the main character, Scout, her father is defending a black man in court. During his time defending, he is called name foul names by people in the community. This is a quote from the
Tom Robinson was killed not because he didn’t conform into his own race or society but because he paid the price of another person that didn’t conform which was Mayella Ewell. Atticus was intimidated for defending Tom Robinson because he was a black man which wasn’t accepted to do in the white community. When Calpurnia took the children to the first purchase church she wasn’t conforming because of the fact she didn’t follow the way of coloured society. “Let's go home, Cal, they don't want us here". This quotes states the controversy between the coloured and white.
Nick likes Gatsby because he is mysterious. Gatsby is a respectable man and is one of the nicest men Nick knows. When Nick moved in next to Mr. Gatsby 's mansion, they never talked. Nick gets an invitation to Gatsby 's party. This is when Nick learns who Gatsby actually is.
In “To Kill a Mockngbird”, Atticus Finch plays Scout Finch’s father, who is an admirable lad. He sees things for the good not the bad. Many reasons tell whyhe is such a good man, but here are a few. He say’s in this book,”You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of veiw...until you climb in his skin and walk around in it.”
The Unbalanced Law Being a black man in trouble with the law during the era of To Kill a Mockingbird is like trying to put out a fire with gasoline. During the 1930’s when the book took place racism was the cultural normality. The definition of racism is to believe one race is superior to another's often resulting in discrimination. In the book we see racism displayed in a court case that’s basis is a white mans word verses a black mans word. Throughout the trail in To Kill a Mockingbird the main characters each have a strong but different way in response the the racism displayed in the trail and in their daily lives.
In “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, Scout Finch was the main character and the narrator of the story. She was an extremely curious young girl and definitely did not allow people to push her around. Scout was outspoken and rambunctious. Her real name was Jean Louise Finch, but always went by the name Scout. She learned many lessons from people in her town, whether it had been through personal conflicts or watching bad things happen to other people.
Harper Lee’s infamous novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, is one that has been revered for decades for its exploration into the world of racial tension and has commonly been used as a juxtaposition to modern society. It is common nature to compare oneself to another, and it is interesting to see how far a society has come from their origins. However, is today’s society really that different from “To Kill a Mockingbird” times? Words such as “racism”, “police brutality”, and “injustice” flood common news stations and social media each and every day. Although America as a whole has made distinct progress since the 1930s, modern society still lacks key components of a united nation that would banish the sense of racial tensions across