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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
the setting or situation in which something occurs
  • ...all men are created equal ... There is a tendency ... for certain people to use this phrase out of context, to satisfy all conditions. ... We know all men are not created equal in the sense some people would have us believe... But there is one way in this country in which all men are created equal— there is one human institution that makes a pauper the equal of a Rockefeller, the stupid man the equal of an Einstein, and the ignorant man the equal of any college president. That institution, gentlemen, is a court.
    p. 274.1
out of context = in a misleading manner because it is presented without the situation in which it occurred
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