The Role Of Ignorance In To Kill A Mockingbird, By Harper Lee

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In Harper lee’s novel, TKM, Jem, Dill, and Scout play a game that suggests ignorance in not only the children but the adults of Maycomb as well. For instance when Scout says “Jem’s evasion told me our game was a secret” shows that Scout knows that this game that the children are playing is not only wrong, but shows the pleasure and satisfaction the Maycomb residents get from spreading and facilitating rumors. The ignorance in Maycomb can also be compared to the ignorance in modern society and how the minds and ideas of children can be influenced by ignorance, which is a by-product of the adults in their lives. The ignorance of the adults in Maycomb is heavily impacting the children’s game, which shows the immaturity and childishness of both
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