Atticus Closing Statement

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In his closing statement, Atticus attempts to persuade the audience to come out with an innocent verdict for the defendant, Tom Robinson. Atticus opens his argument by simply stating that the verdict for the case should not be hard to come up with. He follows this by confidently telling the court that the testimonies of the prosecuting side have not produced quality evidence that would indicate that Tom is guilty. Finally, he closes his argument by criticizing the testimonies of both Mayella and Bob Ewell. Overall Atticus, tells the jury the verdict should not be difficult to come up with, says that there is insufficient evidence to prove Tom’s guilt, and criticizes the testimonies of Mayella and Tom Ewell. First, Atticus opens his argument

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