Prejudice Quotes From To Kill A Mockingbird

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Many of the characters have parallel personalities which can be a reasoning behind their strong intertextual link and some of the main ideas were the same in two texts. Both deal with racism and discrimination in small country towns and both explore the distant relation between law and justice. Prejudice being the main coinciding theme, as well as showing signs of irony and hypocrisy, both are written in the same narrative voice, in a childlike tone. For most part, Lee makes sure Scout gives the readers the events from her childhood perspective as she understood them at the time, rather than imposing a commentary from the older perspective of her when she is telling the story, which makes the narrative perspective naïve. Perkins engages the audience with a warm-hearted and pure character Charlie, who likes to learn new lessons in life. As he is older naturally, he has more experiences in life and is able to pick up the discrimination obscured around him. This is shown through the fact that at first, the protagonist Charlie realises that Jasper is not what society deems him as “a thief, a liar, a thug, a truant. He’s lazy and unreliable. Jasper Jones is the example of where poor aptitude and attitude will lead”. Through the use of the protagonists the theme is presented in a way that allows the reader to realise the harsh reality, yet it is still demonstrated in an approachable and relatable way, further enhanced by the first-person narration of the texts. The discrimination
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