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How important is the Mrs Dubose episode in 'To Kill A Mockingbird?

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Introduction

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Mrs Dubose is typical of the racist attitudes and unfairness-taking place in this town. She looks down on black people and shouts racist insults at passers by. But although she is racist, she speaks what she thinks and is not hypocritical like the lady friends of Atticus' sister, Aunt Alexandra. These people used a false image by acting as good Christians to other people but discussing racist gossip between themselves. I think that this was worse than how Mrs Dubose expressed her views, as at least Mrs Dubose had the courage to say what other people only think. But I do not approve of her actions and neither does Atticus. Although Atticus doesn't agree with her views he respects her rights to speak openly. He also admires the fact that she fights for and sticks with what she believes in. The Dubose incident occurred because Jem became upset from Mrs Dubose's insults and he wanted to protect his father. Atticus is the most important figure in Jem and Scout's life and they respect him as he respects them. When Scout attacked one of her classmates for calling Atticus, "a Nigger lover", Atticus made Scout promise not to fight anyone for insulting him again. Atticus knew that Scout was the one who would normally fight, as she was much younger and less mature than Jem. So when Jem lost his temper and tore up Mrs Dubose's camellia's, the family were shocked. ...read more.

Conclusion

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