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What are three examples of social prejudice in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'?

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Simply put, social prejudice is a preceived notion or judgment that is formed based solely on a person's social standing.  Stereotyping or discrimination of a person based on his social standing happen frequently and are definite forms of social prejudice.

In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird , the theme of prejudice is addressed numerous times; social prejudice is one of the forms of discrimination included in Lee's novel.  One example of social prejudice is the town's view of the Ewell family; while Bob Ewell seems to deserve the poor view most people have of him, Mayella Ewell suffers from her position in Maycomb...

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