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  • Mr Dolphus Raymond To The Town
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    In this novel, as in life, nothing is either perfectly good or perfectly evil. Scout, Jem, and Dill are learning about a lot different things from very different people. People that have nothing in common or very little. These people vary from black, white, and outcasts. These people are Tom Robinson, Boo Radley, and Dolphus Raymond. Tom was a large piece of good and evil in the courts. Tom didn t really give this information, but his case did it all. It taught them all about the injustice and t...
  • Their Own Black Codes
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    Imagine yourself wrongly convicted of a crime. You spent years in jail awaiting your release date. It finally comes, and when they let you out, they slap handcuffs around your wrists and tell you every single action you do. In a nutshell, that's how the Black Codes worked. The southerners wanted control over the blacks after the Civil War, and states created their own Black Codes. After the Civil War, in 1865, the southern plantation owners were left with minimal labor. They were bitter over the...
  • Prejudice Toward The Black Community
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    A Study of the Different Kinds of Prejudice in, 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Prejudice is the preconceived opinion of a person or thing. There are three main types of prejudice: racial prejudice, social prejudice and religious prejudice. These three are the types of prejudice most dominant in 'To Kill A Mockingbird'. The setting for the novel is a fictitious town called Maycomb. This town is situated in Alabama, south USA. The racial prejudice shown in the novel has a lot to do with the town being si...
  • Molly Garner And Lena Lingard
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    "THERE was a curious social situation in black hawk. All the young men felt the attraction of the fine, well-set-up country girls who had come to town to earn a living, and, in nearly every case, to help their fathers struggle out of debt, or to make it possible for the younger children of the family to go to school". (Page 127) This was the way of life for most girls around the 1920's. The book My Antonia by Willa Cather, Refreshingly creates female roles and strong personalities. Frances Harli...
  • Black Dot On The Slip Of Paper
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    Celine ZeidanProfessor Green Engl 102 2 December 2000 Symbolism of The lottery Deception is the root of all evil, but when people lie to themselves they only make matters worse. In Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery", there is a great deal of symbolism present that makes us aware of the pointless nature of humanity regarding tradition and violence. The story starts off on a beautiful summer day in a small town. The author describes the day as very euphoric but strikes a contrast between the atmosphe...
  • Tibbs On A Dark Mississippi Night
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    Imagine yourself, being a black, in a town somewhere in the deep south of the United States during somewhere in the 1960's. It wasn't the prettiest life in the world at any stage of time for any sort of person. It was the period that racism and racial prejudice was at its maximum. The length of difference between the "colored" and "white" ranks of people was never broader. Here today, we could hardly imagine the horrifying incidents that occurred in that period. However, two movies that show onl...

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