Theme Of Self Control In To Kill A Mockingbird

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One is given the power by God to take full control of his life and body. Self-control is a significant characteristic that enables a person to act rightly and accordingly to God’s law. In Micah 6:8 it states, “He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God,” which teaches us to do what is right. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee it evidently shows and teaches one, the way of men is not always proper, just, and honorable. Throughout the novel of To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the main theme racism among many other problems is clearly illustrated by the way Tom Robinson is falsely accused of a crime, how Atticus is shun upon because he helps …show more content…
People Mrs. Maudie in chapter 11 degrade him by comment to scout and Jem as they passes her house, “Your father’s no better than the niggers and trash he works for!”(105) Because of what Mrs. Maudie said, it strongly implements that racism is still around and proves that she thinks of blacks like trash and those who associate with them, the same or worst. Atticus nevertheless took the Tom’s case, even though he knew it was dangerous for him and his family, he will not follow the worldly thought of segregation. Throughout the story, Atticus will be continued to be despised by many people and even being attacked, all because he did was honorable in the Lord’s …show more content…
Weather you are black or white, if you help the black, you will be hated on by others. In the story it describes the way some people aren’t racist, but they still can’t do anything with a minority group, since the majority group is stronger and are racist. In To Kill a Mockingbird, there are examples that shows how people who doesn’t wants to be racist are persecuted, like Atticus, Mr. Raymond, and Tom Robinson are persecuted by the racist. Ultimately, racism tears, families, communities, and even countries by segregation just because of a skin

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