Wrong Assumptions In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In Harper Lee’s, To Kill a Mockingbird, the theme is discrimination to others can lead to the wrong assumptions. For example, Tom Robinson was never given a fair chance during his trial because of his race. The story quotes “I ain’t ever seen any jury decide in favor of a colored man over a white man” (Lee 279). The jury ended up convicting Tom Robinson guilty because of his skin color, not because he was truly was. The jury has the wrong assumptions about Tom Robinson and his race . This shows that the discrimination of race can determines the outcome of a trial. In addition, Harper Lee shows discrimination about Scouts clothes and the way she dresses. As stated in To Kill a Mockingbird, “well you won’t get very far until you start
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