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Theme: In the 1920s and 1930s, people judged you based on your race
In this scene, Calpurnia takes Scout and Jem to her church and the kids really see the lives of black people for the first time. They see how they speak differently and sing in church differently. They are confused and think of it as the "wrong" way of doing things.
Tom Robinson is found guilty of raping Mayella, just beacause he is black. All the evidence in the trial proves him innocent, but the jury is white men and during this time, they wouldn't dare say the black man is innocent.
In this scene, we learn that Mr. Dolphus Raymond prefers sitting with black people because he has a black mistress and mixed children. Jem explains to Scout about how, biracial people are sad because they don't belong anywhere. The white people don't want them because they are half black and vice versa.
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