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  • Two Characters Boo And Tom
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    Prejudice Prejudice is defined as an 'opinion formed without taking the time and care to judge fairly'. In the novel 'To kill a mocking bird' there are several themes present like growing up, bravery and prejudice, but the main theme in this book is prejudice. Prejudice was a common problem during the early quarter of the twentieth century. In the novel 'to kill a mocking bird, this problem is evident in may comb, the fictional town of alabama in southern america. In the book its not just a case...
  • Evidence In Favour For Tom
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    With close reference to the text, write about racism and prejudice in Maycomb showing why it is impossible for Tom Robinson to get a fair trial. In this essay I will prove why, Tom (Robinson) was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth, and what reasons there were for his unfair trial in the racist and prejudice Maycomb County. Tom Robinson was accused of raping Mayella Ewell and although of unconvincing evidence he was still put on death row by the racist jury, as they would have d...
  • Property Of Bob Ewell
    881 words
    Throughout time society has been tested many a time. The tests of society are those which show the development of a society's culture, morals and value system. The recent events of Maycomb have shown it has not developed or flourished but that with the death of my dear husband, Tom, it has failed miserably. Justice, although bittersweet, is the pie that society has been given the duty to serve. The once-solid pillars of fairness and humanity upon which our society was built are crumbling. The tr...
  • Boo Radley And Tom Robinson
    546 words
    Boo Radley and Tom Robinson come from very different backgrounds. Both face similar stories of prejudice and unfair judgments. These men faced some of the same hardships throughout their lives. Boo and Tom are both good men who were put down because they are considered "different" than others in the town. Scout learns important lessons from the way the people in town treat Boo and Tom. The title of the book To Kill A Mockingbird takes on different meanings as the author tells the story of these ...
  • Mayella's Home
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    Today in May comb County, there was a trail against a local African American man named "Tom Robinson". He was accused for raping and beating up a white girl named "Mayella". His lawyer is "Atticus Finch" is facing off against "Mr. Gilmer" the district attorney. Judge Taylor, appears to be sleeping through out the trial, yet pays attention and tends to chew his cigar. The supposed crime occurred in Mayella's home, when Tom Robinson went to fix something and then he raped her. Atticus calls up his...
  • Tom And Points
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    SETTING -19, 20 chapter summary- These two chapters consist of the trial of Tom Robinson. Atticus, Tom's lawyer, calls only one witness, which is Tom himself. Tom states his case, which is as follows. He always passed the Ewell house on his way home from work, and Mayella often called him in to do chores for her, such as to break up 'chiffarobes' or dressers. On that specific evening, he was called inside to fix a door, but all the doors were fine when he checked them. Tom noticed that there wer...
  • Mocking Bird As Bob Ewell
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    Mockingbirds don t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don t eat up people's gardens, don t nest in corncribs, they don t do one thing but sing there hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mocking bird (Miss M audie, pg. 90). Harper Lee, author of the novel To Kill a Mocking Bird, chose wisely when picking the title of her book. Throughout the magnificent novel Harper Lee left the reader wondering what is the symbolism, if any, of the title. Set in the post depression t...
  • Tom Robinson And The Scottsboro Boys
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    The trial of Tom Robinson, from the novel of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, is almost identical to the lives and trial of the Scottsboro Boys. Both trials were perfect examples of how the people of Alabama favored certain races. Bias is obvious and is shown throughout both cases, which took place in the same time period. Thinking whites were above the law and could do whatever they wanted to the Negroes and get away with it. A white person's word was automatically the truth when it was hel...

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