To Kill A Mockingbird Good Vs Evil

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Set in the Deep South, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird peruses themes of racism and the overall social inequality of blacks and whites. The narrator, Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, being only a child, conveys to the reader her scrutiny of the social statuses of inhabitants of Maycomb, Alabama. In essence, this timeless novel by Harper Lee depicts ideas of good vs. evil, and also nature vs. nurture. It is apparent that the good (The Finches) and the evil (The Ewells) have two completely irreconcilable views on where African Americans should be positioned on the theoretical social ladder. The hate the Ewells, otherwise known as the most poverty-stricken of the small town, had for blacks can be described as an absurd and in every way senseless judgment. “You never really understand a person until your consider things from his point of view…Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it” (Harper Lee). After a trying day at school, Scout is left with thoughts…show more content…
It’s perfect for the average teenager. In actuality, I find it perfect for every age group. It gives to the reader a dose of reality; for the younger reader who hasn’t yet faced it, and the older reader who has lost touch with it. It is sad though, when someone with such innocence realizes that life isn’t glorious for everybody and more importantly, life is never fair. I supposed that is how Scout felt, along with her brother Jem, and friend Dill, as they sat through the trial of a black man accused of raping a white woman. Lee doesn’t leave the readers to play the guessing game this time on whether he will walk free or be found guilty. This is racist and discriminatory Maycomb, Alabama. The reader is already told he will not walk free. Scout, like the reader, learns that despite every piece of evidence rendering the raping of Ms. Mayella Ewell an impossible happenstance, life is simply just never

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