Tolerance And Prejudice In To Kill A Mockingbird
By the end of the week, at the end of each class, I found myself not wanting to put the book down. I became so interested in the book that I started to read it at home instead of waiting to read the book in class. One night at home, I could not put the book down, so I read for hours, and I finished the book. When I finished the book, I found that, incidentally, two of the themes of To Kill a Mockingbird include tolerance and prejudice.
I was quick to formulate assumptions about the book based on its smell, the way it looked, and its age. In the past, I have not liked older books so I automatically concluded that this book would be the same. Without even turning the page to start reading the book, I already decided that I hated To Kill a Mockingbird. Little did I know, this book was not like all of the other classic novels that I have read before it and it would eventually become one of my favorite novels.
Although I still judge books by their covers, I try not to assume what the book will be like because of the cover. Instead, I try to keep an open mind whenever I pick up a new book. Also, after reading this book, I found myself more open to reading assigned books. I learned that when you judge a book by it’s cover, you, consequently, could miss out on a great