To Kill A Mockingbird Discrimination Quotes

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Rajan Dosanjh
Mrs. Haber
ENG 1D0A
January 18, 2017
To Kill a Mockingbird Theme Essay
Discrimination is an issue in society which has been prevalent for a long time and even used against people in today's society. Discrimination can be defined by the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things. Especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex. Tom Robinson Atticus Finch, and Jem Finch convey Harper Lee's message in To Kill a Mockingbird that discrimination can affect anyone lead to unfair society and harm those who are innocent which are formed by the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex. This theme is conveyed through these 3
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The evidence boils down to you Did-I-didn’t. The jury couldn’t possibly be expected to take Tom Robinsons word over the Ewells” (Lee. Page 117). The Ewells are one of the lowest classes of people in Maycomb. They are what is considered "poor white trash". The only lower class in the town were the African American people living in the town. This ties in to racial discrimination that leads to unfair society because tom Robinson is a black man that is accused of raping Mayella Ewell even though evidence contradicts he ever committed the crime. He was found guilty due to the fact he is a black man and it’s his word against a white man’s word this is an unfair society because the people of Maycomb county had to side with the Ewells even though Tom Robinson is innocent because the Ewells are white. Furthermore, this ties in with the quote that jack said “The jury couldn’t possibly be expected to take Tom Robinsons word over the Ewells” (Lee. Page 117) because Tom Robinson lives in an unfair society where his opinion doesn’t matter in the face of the people in Maycomb county. I conclusion Tom Robison has faced discrimination in its worst form and due to the unfair society he’s been placed in he was wrongfully convicted and killed. Discrimination is
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