Stereotyping of women in the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

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The Stereotyping of women is common in literature and it is not any different in To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The ladies of Maycomb are excellent examples of stereotypical roles women play in a "man's world. Scout's observation of the ladies of Maycomb is ..."Ladies seemed to live in faint horror of men, seemed unwilling to approve wholeheartedly of ...[men]." " ...There was something about...[men] that I instinctively liked...they weren't---" "Hypocrites," page 234 …

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…to go and watch a man's life taken away. Miss Maudie helps the children understand other people and why they believe the way they do, in example the Foot Washing Baptist. Also Miss Maudie give support to Scout when she was being made fun of at the missionary circle meeting. Miss Maudie is a breath of fresh air in this novel of hatred, racism, and stereotypes she allows the reader to believe there is hope.