How Is Scout Learned In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Child one: He is a child who is white and was born to racy parents and does not like being near black people when he goes to school. He is approached by a black child who wants to be his friend. He then proceeds to run away.

Child two: He is also a young child ,but as born to a white parent and black parent. When the same black child approaches he befriends him.

In America there are many young kids that have no idea that people come from different backgrounds like the second kid in story. To them it is just another friend. Part of racism is thought to have come from Charles Darwin used word in his writing the referred to whites as the favored race. There has also been scientific studies that show racism is learned. Because of children being born innocent with little knowledge, racism must be a learned behavior.
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She shows that because she has no idea why everyone acts so rude to Tom and the other parts of the black community. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird “He had announced in the schoolyard the day before that Scout Finch’s daddy defended niggers. I denied it, but told Jem. ‘What’d he mean sayin‘ that?’ I asked” In this part Scout doesn’t understand why that is stated about Atticus, but it is because she has not discovered that many people are racist. There is another part in the book after Tom was convicted of rape were Jem was confused that why he was charged after all the strong evidence that Atticus provided. “His face was streaked with angry tears as we made our way through the cheerful crowd. ‘It ain’t right,’” At this part Jem was confused why Tom was convicted, but the reason why Jem was confused is that he has not yet learned to be
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