Prejudice was a very common act in the 1900’s. Harper Lee demonstrates the impact of preconception through her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus Finch hopes to raise his children not to catch “Maycomb’s usual disease”. The “disease” Atticus is referring to is the act of prejudice. People of color were the majority who were treated unequally.
In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, she discovers important issues like prejudice. Techniques such as characterization, imagery and symbolism are used throughout. Lee has created a few main characters. The novel is seen through the eyes of a protagonist, Scout Finch, with main characters Atticus Finch and Bob Ewell. It is set in a rural town of Maycomb County in the 1930s where effects of prejudice are evident.
Maya Angelou once said, “Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.” Prejudice is a dark stain on our society. Just like the spider, it makes everywhere its home. Its specialty is creeping into a person’s mind and teaching them how to insult, criticize, and condemn. During the 1960s, in southern society, discrimination was stronger than ever.
In To Kill a Mockingbird prejudice in Maycomb is terrible. There are two major people in To Kill A Mockingbird that are prejudged severely. Boo Radley and Tom Robinson are the two main people who are prejudged. There is also one other man who prejudged, Atticus Finch. All three of these men are mockingbirds.
Maycomb is prejudice in so many ways. The way they live life is through racism and money. They don't treat black people and poor people right. They humiliate the poor, make fun of negro and negro protectors. White people feel like everything is their property.
To Kill a Mockingbird was a novel written by Harper Lee in a time when racism against black people is huge. Harper Lee shows the influences of racism and social inequality through the relationships of her characters such as Tom Robinson, the Ewells, the Cunningham, Boo Radley. In the novel, many different forms of inequality are captured. Firstly, there is racism against all the blacks in Maycomb society by white people, no matter rich or poor. The culture portrayed in the novel is full filled with prejudice against black people and people even referred the kind, gentleman Tom Robinson to the word ‘nigger’.
In To Kill a Mockingbird there are lots of racial, gender, and religious, discrimination. Which is shown a multiple amount of times throughout the novel. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by Harper Lee which takes place in Maycomb Alabama, where there is a lot of racial discrimination. But there is also some gender, and religious, discrimination.
“The air is the only place free from prejudice,” said Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. Meaning, that everyone has experienced prejudice in their lives, either as victims themselves, or guilty of using prejudice towards others due to differences between them. There are different types of prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird illustrated by the situations of Boo Radley, Tom Robinson & Dolphus Raymond. The person who deals with the most prejudice is Boo Radley. "
There are many different forms of discrimination in To Kill a Mockingbird. Discrimination Is a prejudiced outlook. I will be looking at the discrimination against poor people, Black people, elderly, and sexism. There is the discrimination of poor people against rich, the view on the cunninghams, there is many different types of it in To Kill a Mockingbird. One of the most notable is racism, There is a lot of racism in the story.
In the captivating Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, the habit of prejudice reoccurs throughout Anne’s story. For example, the reason for which the Franks go into hiding, the Nazis’ and Adolf Hitler’s prejudice against European Jewry. *SPOILER ALERT* On page 4 Anne explains some of the disadvantages Jews are forced to face just because of their religion and the ruler’s opinions and perspective on it, “Jews must wear a yellow star, Jews must hand in their bicycles, Jews are banned from trams and forbidden to drive.” However, there were also small instances of prejudice in Anne’s everyday life before the holocaust and war. For instance, *SPOILER ALERT*