To Kill A Mockingbird Pride And Prejudice Analysis

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To Kill a Mocking Bird was a genius creation, written by Harper Lee, in this amazing novel she shows how prejudice and bias affected people on the daily basis in the small town of Maycomb in the early 1930s. During that time African Americans were mistreated because of the heavy prejudice against their skin color. The prejudice created by ignorant people in power who did not want toa see the world in someone else’s eyes, if people would just put themselves in African American shoes they would understand their mistakes and fix the problem. When people do not fully understand others they are creating prejudice and bias against them. Some interactions between whites and black were strictly forbidden by the society. For example when Mayella kissed …show more content…

“You know the truth, and the truth is this: some Negroes lie, some Negroes are immoral, some Negro men are not to be trusted around women—black or white. But this is a truth that applies to the human race and to no particular race of men.”(117) this statement shows that we are all human and that none of us are perfect so there is not point creating bias and prejudice based on the skin color. This is why people need to try to look at it from their perspective because they are just human like us. "There's something in our world that makes men lose their heads—they couldn't be fair if they tried. In our courts, when it's a white man's word against a black man's, the white man always wins. They're ugly, but those are the facts of life.”(119) unfortunately some people are just to ignorant to look at the situation form someone else’s eyes. People listen to those who are in power but it could be gradually changed with the new generations. “ …Seems that only children weep? “ (120) It takes many generations to correct the mistakes of the past. However people will accept new point of view and prejudice and bias will be

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