Gender Prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird: Examples & Quotes


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In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, why does Aunty Alexandra move in?

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1. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, how does Scout feel about being called a girl?

2. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, how do men feel about women serving on juries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge of how Harper Lee discusses gender characteristics in her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions focus on things such as:

  • The society of ladies of Maycomb
  • What Scout thinks about being called a girl
  • Why Aunty Alexandra moves in
  • Scout's revised opinion on being a lady

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the men in the text feel about women jurors
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on gender prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding what Scout learns about a lady's role

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Gender Prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird will teach you about how gender is addressed in this story. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand Scout's issues related to being feminine
  • Know how Scout's father feels about gender roles
  • Review the characteristics of the other women in the story