How Does Injustice Present Injustice In To Kill A Mockingbird

Maycomb’s Disease
British writer Amelia Barr once said, “Injustice is a sixth sense, and rouses all the others” (A-Z Quotes). In To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee, the author, displayed different cases of injustice in the cozy town of Maycomb. For instance, black women experienced inequity just because of their race. In addition, those who believed in advocating African Americans encountered persecution for their beliefs. Correspondingly, different adults in a young girl’s life attempted to take away her optimism and constraint her to behave like everyone else. Oppression against black women, those who support the black community, and Scout demonstrated injustice in To Kill A Mockingbird.
First, the treatment to black women illustrated the injustice in the town. Throughout the book, the people of Maycomb treated African American women poorly based on their own perception of the women’s social and racial class. For instance, Mr. Ewell, the town drunk, followed and continuously harassed Helen Robinson, the wife of a tried African
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For example, a large majority in Maycomb held a demeaning attitude toward black women. This opinion reflected their actions against Negro women and as a result, these women were mistreated. In the same way, the whites who aided the blacks received similar judgement and persecution. Additionally, the community in Maycomb tried to push the youths to fit their own expectations. As shown in these examples, injustice thrived and continues to thrive in the current day. Dalai Lama once said, “There can be no peace as long as there is grinding poverty, social injustice, inequality, oppression, environmental degradation, and as long as the weak and small continue to be trodden by the mighty and powerful” (A-Z Quotes). From Harper Lee’s book, readers can learn to identify the injustice that happens in their everyday life and take action to fight for their

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