A Day When People Will Not Be Judged By Color Of Their Skin Essay

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"Look to a day when people will not be judged by color of their skin, but the content of their character." -- Martin Luther King, JR. Jem, Atticus, Calpurnia, and Aunt Alexandra want to teach Scout how to avoid racism while she 's young. Jem still has imperfections with racism so Atticus want to stop them and make him non-racist. The way it should be. The author uses the town of Maycomb to model the United States of America. Harper Lee is telling the audience how to fix what we 're doing wrong. She does this through Jem and Scout. And through the teachings of Atticus, Aunt Alexandra, Jem (teaching scout), and Calpurnia.
In To Kill a Mockingbird the Finches, Jem, and Atticus, to change and show what 's wrong in Scout. Atticus has given Scout a gun, but he didn 't like them so he had to get their uncle to teach them. Before sending Scout off to her first shooting lesson, Atticus reminds her, "I 'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you 'll go after bird. Shoot all the blue jays if you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it is a sin to kill a mockingbird.” (119) Atticus’s words are a symbol of him teaching Scout that she should not judge people on their appearance. Harper Lee is trying to have the reader infer that should be racist towards nothing. But you 're still going to get the urge to be racist. Instead of being rude and disrespectful toward someone who doesn’t deserve it, do it towards yourself first. Then you can realize that it 's not right…

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