TKAM: Sexism

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    • Women are not allowed to sit on a jury
      • "I guess it's to protect our frail ladies..."
    • Jem
      • Insulting Scout by calling her a "girl" like it's a bad thing.
    • Aunt Alexandra
      • Expects Scout to behave in a certain wat
        • "I could not possibly hope to be a lady if I wore breeches."
    • Context: perception of women in 1930s
      • Seen as fragile and weak.
        • Job in life is to have children and get married.
    • Dill is the subject of sexism by his parents.
      • "Boys get out and play baseball with the other boys."


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