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What is life like in Macombe county?

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"To kill a mocking bird" What is life like in Macombe county? In this essay I am going to explain What life is like in Maycombe county, which is described in the book "To kill a mocking bird." I feel that the main theme in the book is prejudiced. Most of the characters experience prejudiced from others and are, in some degree, prejudiced towards others. Atticus who starts out a well respected character in the town soon starts to receive a negative image when he accepts a court case for Tom Robinsen, a Negro. ...read more.

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At the beginning of the book racism is barley present and scouts doesn't pick up on it when it is mentioned. As the book goes on it becomes more prominent. I think that this is because we are told the story through scouts eyes. She is a very young and innocent child at the beginning of the book and although racism id there she tends not to notice or understand it. As she becomes more aware and mature, she begin to learn more about the society that she lives in. ...read more.

Conclusion

During the week the Negro church is a town hall where white men gamble. This show the lack of respect between the tow sides of the town. Calpurnia takes great pride in taking the children to the Negro church because of what their father is doing for the Negro community. Some of the Negro's show a dislike to the children though. Some people in the community are neither black or white (half cast). They are neither wanted by the blacks or the whites. This show how much pride each of the sides show for themselves and how rigid they are to the "rules." They don't want to be seen as mixing. ...read more.

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