To Kill a Mockingbird Essay on Pedjudice in the Book

In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee prejudice is everywhere not just between races, but in male and female. A lot of the prejudice is because of a lack of understanding between one another. Boo Radley is a very mysterious character in this book and because of that the kids are very prejudice against him. Tom Robinson was a black man accused of raping a white girl and he was going up against an all white jury. Atticus was assigned to his case and since everyone was so prejudice against Tom nobody could believe that Atticus was actually going to try to defend him. Scout like overalls and jeans but no one of   the other ladies like those so they showed prejudice against her by making fun of her clothes and trying to change her too something she isn’t. Prejudice is all through the book To Kill a Mockingbird with Tom Robinson and blacks, Boo Radley because of not knowing anything about him, and with Scout because of her being a tomboy.
    When people don’t know much about something rumors start and people become prejudice against people because of these rumors. This is what happens to Boo Radley in this book because he never comes outside and he lived with his parents at the age of around 30. This caused people to become curious which lead to false stories for example “Boo was sitting in the living room cutting some items from The Maycomb Tribune to paste in his scrapbook. His father entered the room. As Mr. Radley passed, Boo drove the scissors into his parent’s leg, pulled them out, wiped them on his pants, and resumed his activities.” (p11-12). People were prejudice against Boo who really turned out to be a nice guy and even saved both Jem and Scout from Mr. Ewell who had a knife and was trying to kill them. Prejudice in general is wrong but the stories that made people prejudice towards Boo were wrong in the first place.
The biggest prejudice in this book by far is the prejudice towards blacks and specifically Tom Robinson. Tom was accused of...