Summary Of ' Kill A Mockingbird ' By Harper Lee Essay

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"First of all," he said, "if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you 'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view." (Lee pg 30) The meaning of these words are, when you treat people badly and you make them feel bad, you should be in there shoes and see how you like it. If you were a black guy and a white guy was saying racial slurs to you. The white guy has to look at it from the black guys point of view. I bet it would make you think twice. This is the point made in the book To Kill a Mockingbird. There are many signs of equality versus inequality in the book like during the court case, with the blacks in the community, and the things said about Boo Radley.

There is a lot of equality versus inequality in the book To Kill a Mockingbird, especially in the court case. The inequality that is in the book is a black guy, Tom Robinson is being convicted of rape. "Tom Robinson 's a colored man, Jem. No jury in this part of the world 's going to say 'We think you 're guilty, but not very ' on a charge like that. It was either a straight acquittal or nothing." (Lee pg 219) Atticus tells Jem that if the jury was made up of him and eleven other boys like Jem that Tom Robinson would be a free man today. The jury told Tom Robinson that he was guilty, because he is a black guy. Everybody know that he is not guilty, but because of who he is, he was found guilty. "They 're…

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