Examples Of Racism In To Kill A Mockingbird
In To Kill a Mockingbird, what are some examples of racism, besides the injustice of Tom Robinson's trial?
Examples of racism in To Kill a Mockingbird besides the injustice of Tom Robinson's trial are the lynch mob at the jailhouse, Bob Ewell's harassment of Tom Robinson's wife, and the comments of the women in Aunt Alexandra's missionary circle.
"Your father's no better than the niggers and trash he works for!"
She is demonstrating her racism in her commentary, and her attitude towards Atticus. She also obviously thinks that black people rank in the same category as "trash."
Another example is when the group of angry men congregate outside of the jail to do harm to Tom Robinson. They want to take him out, hurt him, or possibly...
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Mrs. Dubose is a great example because Scout and Jem have no choice but to visit her and read to her, however, they really dislike her. On top of that, she always calls their parents a terrible name. When Scout feels unsure about this, her father says it is ok because it is true and it means he loves everyone no matter what race. This also reflects poorly on Mrs. Dubose. Mrs. Dubose is very rude to Scout, Jem, and their father because he is taking the side of justice.