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Choose 2 of the texts we have studied and explain how each composer has successfully communicated their message to the responder In the text To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and the I have a dream speech by Martin Luther King Jnr both composers have conveyed strong messages that are communicated through narrative and oral techniques These messages of courage and prejudice and discrimination are what the composer thought is necessary to write in order to change social attitudes towards these issues Both texts were written at a time when those who were oppressed were fighting for freedom and tolerance by those who discriminated Atticus Finch shows a remarkable amount of moral courage by defending Tom Robinson in Court when accused of raping a white woman This act takes courage as Atticus already knows the small town of Maycomb has found Tom guilty The intolerance and racism that has been widespread among southern society for hundreds of years may not be eliminated by this case but Atticus will fight anyway if I didnt I couldnt hold my head up in this townI couldnt even tell you or Jem not to do something again This quote said by Atticus to Scout in an effort to teach Scout about social etiquette and morals Atticus feels that he must have honesty in all sides of his life and that if he were to be false as a lawyer he would not be true to his family or friends Having the children at the court case exposes them to the prejudice and hypocracy faced to those who a different to the majority In the novel coloured people are seen as dangerous and violent to those who are prejudiced I seen that black niggerruttin on my Mayellalived down yonder in that nigger-nest Bob Ewell says this when he gets carried away while accusing Tom Robinson The quote demonstrates that Bob feels Negroes are inferior savages that
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