Mrs Dubose Substance Abuse

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In the book, To Kill A Mockingbird, two children endure life in the hypocritical Southern Maycomb County, facing imprudent discrimination from the many racist constantly watching, but still having a father filled with integrity and discipline. Still, they continue to face an abundant amount of discrimination from Mrs. Dubose, an ill and elderly racist. However, Mrs. Dubose’s words can easily be defend for the fact that she was a morphine addict and was attempting to guide the children the best way she knew how. In almost all cases, drug addictions have played a leading role in controlling the overall character of a person. In Mrs. Dubose’s case, her morphine addiction controlled her, causing her to be a very cantankerous with those around

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