To Kill A Mockingbird Disenfranchisement Analysis

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The term disenfranchisement can be defined as depriving someone of their rights, power and privileges. This notion is heavily explored and demonstrated in Harper Lee’s classical novel - “ To Kill A Mockingbird”, published in 1960. “To Kill a Mockingbird” is set in the fictitious rural town of Maycomb, Alabama in the 1930s. The plot of this novel occurs in an era of great social and economic turmoil. Discrimination and racism was at its peak and Lee, the author manages to capture this attitude in her novel. The town of Maycomb is established as a town with a rigid social hierarchy, typical traditions and attitudes of that era and a hotspot for prejudice especially racial. Lee, by creating a town like Maycomb also generated the birth of many
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