Theme Of Racism In To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter 8

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In Chapter eight, Harper Lee uses the idea of racism through the symbol of a snowman this is made by the young Jem and Scout. Personally, I think that Harper Lee may be trying to use the snowman to show her personal beliefs on racism and how in reality deep down everybody is the same. The snowman is made of dirt on the inside and a thin layer of snow on the outside, which shows that nobody should receive labels such as 'White ' or 'Black ', because in the end we are all the same on the inside, it does not matter what color skin we have. I also think that if you look at how the white snow is covering or surrounding the dirt you will see that the snowman also serves as a reminder of how much power the whites had over the blacks during the 1950
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