Why Is Francis Important In To Kill A Mockingbird

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1. In to Kill a Mockingbird Tom Robinson was put on trial because he was accused of raping Mayella Ewell. In the real world throughout history, black men and women, have been accused of doing things that they havn't done. So no things haven't changed in some wya. Even though many people say that they are not racist. Most people are we hear story all the time of how blacks have unfair rights. But things have change we have president that is black right now. That is amazing people back then would never believe that. Blacks have better education. Blacks now a days also have more people standing up for them, for example with the baltimore riots, white people were out there protestign for a black person that was shot. But then that would never happen, the white people wouldn’t even blink a eye. I feel that when black people get shot by white police it is a big deal. But if a white person is shoots a white person it isn't a huge deal.…show more content…
I feel that Francis is an important secondary character because when him and Scout got into a fight we really saw the true colors of the family. For example we saw that Uncle Jack didn't really know how to treat kids, but he was caring. Uncle Jack knew how to put Scout in her place. We saw that Atticus is more laid back when he was around his whole family can be big and strong when he wants to be. Aunt Alexandra is a control freak, she wants everything to go her way and if things don't, she gets really mad. We saw that Francis knows how to pick a fight, and thinks that Scout, Jem, and Atticus area disgrace to the family. Scout is strong for her age, but she fights with her hand and not with her head. I also think that Lula is a big and important secondary character. When Jem and Scout go to Calpurnia's church , Lula isn’t very nice to them and that surprise them. It shows that there is racists on both

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