Essay on To Kill A Mockingbird and Real Life

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To Kill a Mockingbird
In the book To Kill a Mockingbird, prejudice feelings play an important role in the main character’s life. These same feelings play a big role in real life also. In the story, as in real life, many people are hurt by the prejudice feelings. The main character, Scout, has to deal with these issues throughout the book. However, they also teach Scout a valuable lesson. This same scenario is present in real life. Many people are prejudice towards other people, because of race, gender, or social status. I have seen people disliked just because of their race or religion. This occurs in the book when the black and white issue is brought to attention. There have also been times when people have been favored over others because of social status. In the book, when Scout first runs into Walter Cunningham, the son of a poor but hard-working farmer. At first Scout does not even think that these people are at all like her. Then she learns that these people are just as good as her because they are hard working, respectful people. This is the lesson that we can learn in life. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout has to deal with many times where prejudice feelings are involved. She does not know what to think of the people that are considered lower than others by some people. Then, she learns that she likes most these people that she has met, and they are discriminated by most the town. If discrimination was eliminated, then a lot of hate would be too., some people can only judge on what race, gender, or of what social standings or group others are involved.
The main story of the book can be summarized by racism. Blacks and whites are discriminated against, which happens to be one of the main situations. Tom Robinson, an African-american man who was accused of beating and raping a white woman. This woman is Mayella Ewell. After being held in a trial, just to be found guilty, while innocent. In the end, Robinson; When trying to escape from prison, was shot and killed.
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