But after all, Bob is the father and he should work and provide a good life, home, and living environment for his kids. He doesn't even make his kids go to school so they can't get a job because they don't have an education. He really does nothing to help himself and his family when he should
Tom Robinson should have been found not guilty for many reasons. First, Tom Robinson should have been found not guilty because he was right handed. Mayella the victim, was punched in the face on the night of the crime. On page 235, Mr. Heck Tate stated that Mayella had a black eye on her right eye
The people were telling stories about Boo that he had gone to jail when he was little, which caused many people in the town to be afraid of him. Spreading a lie could be harmful for people’s reputation. In this essay spreading a lie could be harmful to people’s reputation and is a major factor in the book TKAM. Throughout the book Tom Robinson was being accused of raping Mayella, which was the daughter of Bob Ewell. Civilians in the town would spread rumors about him, which caused many hardships.
This shows that they didn 't call a doctor, to try and cover up that Bob was the one who was abusing Mayella not Tom. Bob was beating her when he saw her kissing Tom. This can cause an unbiased audience feel again think that Bob did it to Mayella and that Mayella could be the one who was trying to take advantage of Tom.
The same girl he did work for every day started a trial against him saying he raped her. Her claim should have been disproven in many ways, there was enough evidence to contradict it but the jury is so racist they look right past it. Tom was found guilty and sent to Enfield Prison Farm waiting for an appeal even though he shouldn’t have been there in the first place. Finally, as Tom was in that prison he got sick and tired of waiting for an appeal so he made a run for it, and was shot 17 times to be stopped. This ends up killing him and once the news makes it to the town it just rolls off their shoulders.
Nobody tries to interact with him or try to know the reason behind his loneliness. Boo is one of those people who is a hot topic in people’s conversations, the residents of Maycomb society have killed him with their taunts and rumors about him. Moreover blacks are treated like slaves in Maycomb and every odd job is handed over to them. They are held responsible for any harm that happens to Maycomb. It is proven by the conversation between Tom Robinson and Atticus Finch
The Help takes place in Jackson, Mississippi, also during the Jim Crow era. This movie focuses on racism and how African-Americans stood up for themselves, but it also shows how Hilly Holbrook, a wealthy white woman, uses her social class for her own benefit. Bob Ewell and Hilly Holbrook have similar actions; however they are viewed very differently by their peers. Both Bob Ewell and Hilly Holbrook look for trouble in their communities. For example, when Bob Ewell sees his daughter trying to harass Tom Robinson, an African-American man, he calls the police.
Mayella and Bob’s stories were never consistent and made them look suspicious. Unfortunately, the judge sentenced Tom to death although he knew for sure that he convicted an innocent man. Justice was overshadowed by racism, and the judge’s hypocrisy was to blame for
(84) Even the language he uses declares his intentions and anger towards the blacks. In the white men world, Bob Ewell is a poor, uneducated and powerless white man; but in the black men world, he is powerful; in his mind, he thinks that the town of Maycomb should make him a hero; he saved a white woman from a black villain. Bob Ewell’s real intention is not to defend his daughter and himself; his real intention is gaining attention, he hates that he is nothing and wants the world to shape around him. He execrated Atticus because Atticus is better than him and educated and rich and a man with morals. At the End of the trial, the Ewells unfold to be lairs, Bob Ewell
The children think of Boo Radley as a cruel and odd man, although Maycomb transforms him into the awkward man in which he is. Harper Lee displays society influencing the children’s thought again through the use of setting. The children continue to believe Boo is a very eerie man; until Boo rescued them after being attacked by Bob Ewell. Boo later