Going Outside The Norm Analysis

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Going outside the norm is often seen as wrong throughout the eyes of many. There are a couple of people in Maycomb County who don’t follow tradition and are looked down upon for it. These include Atticus Finch, Scout Finch, and Dolphus Raymond. Atticus doesn’t judge people by the colour of their skin. He befriends Tom despite the fact that Tom is black. He knows that the only reason Tom is on trial is because of the colour of his skin. Atticus also goes over to Tom’s house to tell his wife that Tom is dead. This shows that Atticus truly cares and thinks of Tom as an equal. Treating Tom as Atticus does is looked down upon, because he is black and slavery was an issue a couple years back. Scout does not follow gender roles. She wears overalls
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