Tom Robinson Anti-Death

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Readers can gain a richer understanding of To Kill a Mockingbird, when they view it through anti-death of the author, and look at the life and times of Harper Lee. This is apparent when you look into the times of Harper Lee and see the extreme racial prejudice people of color faced in their daily life, “In legal theory, blacks received "separate but equal" treatment under the law — in actuality, public facilities for blacks were nearly always inferior to those for whites, when they existed at all.” This demonstrates how African American’s were treated sub-human and as 2nd class citizens, during the time period where Harper Lee composed To Kill a Mockingbird. Knowing that background information makes it quite clear why Tom Robinson, an innocent

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