To Kill A Mockingbird Calpurnia Analysis

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Lula promotes racial discrimination Whereas, Calpurnia encourages identical rights for both white and black residents of Maycomb. Moreover, Calpurnia believes in mixing of the two cultures. When Calpurnia escorts Scout and Jem to the church Lula states, "You ain't got no business bringing white chillun here”. Lula stands up for the black and shows rage towards the Jim Crow laws. Jim Crows laws state no blacks at the white church. Lula wants the same in black churches and does not appreciate white visiting black church. Both Jem and Scout confront racism and experience uncommon behavior towards them. Furthermore, Lula tries convincing Calpurnia that “they got their church, we got our'n. It is our church”. Lula is trying to convince Calpurnia …show more content…

She breaks the Jim Crow laws and believes in equality. Calpurnia teaches Scout to read and write, therefore, teaching children about black traditions and culture. Calpurnia brings Scout and Jem to the black church and believes in one god. It disturbs Calpurnia when Lula states "You ain't got no business bringin white chillun here”. Calpurnia replies, "It's the same God, ain't it?” Calpurnia believes in equality and breaks the Jim Crow laws. Although, forbidden by Lula, Calpurnia brings Scout and Jem into the black church. Calpurnia wants everyone to be treated fairly and respected for who they are. Moreover, Calpurnia proves the Jim Crow law by being educated and capability to develop skills like the white. Being “in command of two languages” allows to mix in with white and black. Calpurnia is able to communicate and share her thoughts with both the cultures. Therefore, she proves the opinions wrong in the Jim Crow laws. Jim Crow laws state black women cannot read and write Whereas, Calpurnia is able to do both. Calpurnia goes against the Laws and proves herself worthy of white people. Calpurnia is able to put her head up and compete with the white

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