Provincialism in to Kill A Mockingird

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The 1930s was a time when the U.S. was undergoing major changes. As well as the economic depression which was being felt so sharply; it was the years where clashes between certain ethnic groups occured. The happenings of those days have been reflected upon literature as well. Most of the authors often take racism as their theme, as their main idea. However,"Harper Lee"'s book, To Kill A Mockingbird, was different than the …

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…and lastly intolerance of opposite races and peculiar people. The Maycomb County is a place where people are judged according to the town's own principles, where a person is placed in a certain category of people among with the ones having similar attributions, and finally a place where races happen to be in challenge. Overall, Harper Lee's TKAM is a good example of what human-beings can do to each other once they live with provincialism.