Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee And The Movie The Help By Tate Taylor

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Discrimination throughout America has created a monumental impact on people of all race, religion, and ethnicity. It has outraged and criticised minorities of the entire U.S population. It might seem like a small deal, but only the people facing discrimination would know. The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and the movie The Help by Tate Taylor, are based on similar ideas of how discrimination has made an impact on everyday lives of people who look different and have different beliefs. To Kill A Mockingbird was published in 1960 but is based on the times of 1930’s, a time of the Jim Crow Laws. In the 1930’s, discrimination was a big complication. It is based on the racially charged events of the early 1930’s. Similarly, The Help is set in the early years of the 1960’s, mainly focusing on the idea of gender and racial discrimination. The character Scout from To Kill A Mockingbird and the character Skeeter from The Help have both similar and different views and reactions towards discrimination. Scout thinks it is unnecessary and a waste of time while Skeeter comparably thinks it is wrong and that all people should be treated equally. From the way scout reacts to discrimination, she disapproves of it and views it as nonessential . She always gets angry and bewildered when she sees discrimination because she thinks it is wrong and unnecessary to discriminate someone based on their beliefs, religion, gender, or color. An example of Scout 's reaction to

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