Theme Of Coming To Age In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In to Kill a Mocking Bird the fictional town Maycomb shares a lot of similarities with Harper’s real-life hometown “Monroeville”. Prejudice was a big problem in Maycomb and the theme which was resented throughout story of racism came from their personal experiences. The main character Scout had multiple experiences of “coming to age” throughout the book, but more specify at Tom Robinson’s trail. At the trail of Tom Robinson, Jem and Scout learn of racial prejudice as Tom Robinson is unjustly accused and charged with physical assault upon Mayella Ewell. Even before the trail started, Scout and Jem saw the separation of blacks and whites, as the blacks were forced to view from the balcony and the whites sitting in the front of the court. Atticus
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