TKAM key terms
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an unjustifiable (and usually negative) attitude toward a group and its members.
to discriminate against
harm or treat differently from others because of color, race, age or religion
Belief that one race is superior to another
a person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others
A person in a story
A community of people who share a common culture
treating people in a way that does not favor some over others
wanting to know more about things
strongly motivated to succeed
a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
a system for ranking people, often according to power or wealth
the Finch's housekeeper
Finch's neighbor, children's best friend among the adults of Maycomb.
Arthur "Boo" Radley
A recluse who lives next door to the Finch family
A drunken, mostly unemployed member of Maycomb's poorest family.
daugher of Bob Ewell
The black man who is accused of raping and beating Mayella Ewell.
- Atticus' sister
- Tries to teach Scout to be a lady
cause to suffer
to say that someone has done something wrong
give evidence as a witness in a law court.
The court process to determine whether someone committed a criminal act
responsible for doing something wrong
not guilty of a crime
Name of the town in TKAM.
An old lady who lives down the street and who screams at the children as they pass her house.
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