To Kill a Mockingbird

Explain how the theme of hypocrisy is expressed in the novel by choosing two significant events from the story and explaining how the theme applies to those events

To Kill a Mockingbird

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Two events stand out:

The most obvious one is that an innocent man, Tom Robinson, is convicted of beating and raping Mayella Ewell when it is blatantly obvious that he did no such thing.

MRs. Gate's class- she teaches about the horrors of Hitler and how america would never persecute others, “Over here we don’t believe in persecuting anybody. Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced”