To Kill A Mockingbird Prejudice Analysis

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In To Kill A Mockingbird Mr.Ewell shows prejudice against a black man named Tom Robinson. Prejudice is frequent in the story and it is used on a innocent man. A poor white girl accuses a black man of raping her, which leads to a trial. The residents of Maycomb think black people don’t matter because of their racial superiority complex which comes from slavery. HARPER LEE Harper Lee wrote this because of prejudice back then when she was little. Harper lee was born on April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama which is where slavery was mostly held in the south of the 1800’s. Harper lee had one of the best selling books back when she was young. Harper her middle name was what they called even though her original name was Nelle.Harper was the youngest out of the four children , she grew up a tomboy in a small town of Monroeville, Alabama. In high school harper lee started gaining interest in english literature. Whites feel like black people should not strive in life because they don’t have the materials to succeed in life. Whites feel that black are inferior to them because they are not intellectually equal to each other. It shows it in the book because a “poor” white girl accused a man of beating her and Judge Taylor convicted the guy because the whites were over blacks. Back then in the late 1860’s the whites had slaves which were (blacks) which told me the fact that whites had racial superiority and made racial jokes about us.
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