Sexism in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Mind Map on Sexism in To Kill a Mockingbird, created by ninar2801 on 01/08/2014.

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Sexism in To Kill a Mockingbird
1 "I swear Scout sometimes you act so much like a girl it's mortifying!"
1.1 Jem to scout when she makes him go and get the tire from the Radley place (ch.4)
1.1.1 The 'insult' insinuates that a girl is cowardly and that Scout should act like a boy. these roles are taken for granted by the children. It's also funny as Scout IS a girl !
2 Scout sais: I was not so sure, but Jem told me I was being a girl, that girls always imagined things, that's why other people hated them so, and if I started behaving like one I could just go off and find some to play with. (4.119)
2.1 Jem has now suddenly changed his opinion and wants Scout to act more like a girl- "Scout, I'm tellin' you for the last time, shut your trap or go home—I declare to the Lord you're gettin' more like a girl every day!" With that, I had no option but to join them. (6.24)
3 Aunt Alexandra
3.1 Wants Scout to act more like a proper lady
3.1.1 Wear dresses, speak when needed to.
4 As the novel goes on the subject of Sexism is developped.
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