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To Kill A Mockingbird Bias And Prejudice Analysis

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Bias and prejudice influence the way people judge, think, and form opinions about other people or situations. Although they still exist today, bias and prejudice were especially present during the 1930’s in small, rural towns across the country. There were many examples of bias and prejudice in the book To Kill A Mockingbird. Harper Lee conveys that bias and prejudice are negative and effected Tom Robinson and the Cunninghams in an unfavorable way. In the story, Tom Robinson was accused of rape. His law is named, Atticus. He supports him throughout the trial even though he was a different race. Atticus knew that the court would be prejudiced against him. He knew that Tom would be convicted of the crime. “In our courts, when it's a white
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