To Kill A Mockingbird Prejudice Quotes

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The book “To Kill A Mockingbird” was written by Harper lee. Throughout the book Lee uses a story to get a deeper meaning out to her audience and the world. During the where the story was set there were inequality issues and very prejudice opinions. Intertwined in the book she addresses the controversial topics like race and different forms of prejudice.
There were several different forms of prejudice in this book. One of mean forms was gender. One example of being prejudice is when one notices that Calpurnia is always in the kitchen cooking cleaning and being a mother figure for the children. (The Artifical) Down the road in the story scout is faced with having to look like a stereotype of girls. Scout’s personality is all tomboy, so when it is her first day of school she had to be a girl and wear a dress. She hates every minute of it and would rather be wearing her overall’s. Even when Scout is called a girl or young woman she is disgusted. This behavior is seeming to arrive or be exposed while aunt Alexandra is in town. Scout states “I felt the starched walls of a pink cotton penitentiary closing in on me, and for the second time in my life I thought of running away, Immediately”. (155) (The Artifical) This is …show more content…

Jem tells scout and dill that rumors say that he comes from a rich family but has African-American children. Later on, when dill and scout came out of the court-house they talked to Mr. Raymond and found the truth. They found that Mr. Raymond was drinking Coca-Cola the time. They asked way he did it and his answer was, because he didn’t want to be judged from his action so if everyone thought he was a drunk he wouldn’t be accountable. This is a prime example of the citizens of Maycomb being prejudice. The whole town repelled Mr. Raymond because of his what they thought bad “life

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