To Kill a Mockingbird Questions and Answers
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In the movie To Kill a Mockingbird, what film techniques are used to focus on predjudice?

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The film To Kill a Mockingbird follows closely to the book but does carefully reduce the content to demonstrate the theme of racial prejudice.

One technique used to focus on racial prejudice is the focus on the trial.  The book has a lot of additional information, but the movie cuts much of it out.  For example, the trial takes up a good portion of the movie’s runtime, and scenes like the Christmas incident are left out.  At the time the film...

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