Theme Of Equality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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“True equality means holding everyone accountable in the same way, regardless of race, gender, faith, ethnicity - or political ideology.”- Monica Crowley. Throughout world history, racism has always been a major issue which is more vital in certain regions than others. There are those who encourage this belief and those who assail the belief of a superior race. In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper lee, a book taking place in the 1900’s-an era where racism was a matter of the utmost importance. Atticus Finch-A white folk, father of Jem and Scout, raising two children on his own due to the loss of their mother is known to his family and the town of Maycomb County, an inheritably racist county as a niger-lover is taking the role of being Tom Robinson- a black male being accused of raping Mayella Ewell, a nineteen year old white female. She states-Tom Robinson broke into her house and took utmost advantage of her; raped her. This leads to a trial in which Atticus acts as Tom’s lawyer and defends his client from what he has been accused of; rape. Atticus becomes very assiduous in order to prove his client innocent, despite the fact that Atticus is told no black human has proven right over a white human. Throughout the novel, Atticus exudes traits of wisdom, equality, and loyalty reveals the moral theme-respect develops loyalty which makes him a true hero and memorable character in the story as well as a memorable one.
In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the characterization of
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