Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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TKAM Essay Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the most seminal books ever written, ending the life of a famous, but incredibly private genius. This incredible novel is the story of a young girl named Scout, who through maturity changing lessons and traumatic experiences grew from a young girl to a matured teen. Not only did she learn that racism only creates problems within a society or community, but also that getting to know people before assuming bad about them should be used in all occasions. Multiple events within the real world now can connect back to the adventurous yet serious, and informative novel through racism and unfair treatment in the justice system. Few, if any solutions are applied to solve these problems with racism, but some may argue that some of the solutions, used or not, would not help the situation. Others create solutions based off of what they feel is right. Although some solutions work better than others, many solutions can also be created based off of Harper Lee’s beliefs. The death of Tom Robinson at the end of the novel connects to the ferguson shooting and the death of Michael Brown through racism by the killing of a black person. After the trial of Tom Robinson, he was taken off to jail. Yet, there was not even protection from racism within closed bars. According to Heck Tate’s story, “‘he was running. It was during his exercise period. They said he just broke into a blind raving charge at the fence and started climbing…

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