Essay On Tom Robinson Is A Hero

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A hero is a villain in the eyes of someone else. This implies that even though someone may be a villain to you, they are a hero in some else's eyes. This applies to both Tom Robinson from To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee and Victor from Cracked written by K.M Walton. Victor and Tom are both be hated by the people they live with. In Toms case, he is being hated by his small town. In Victors case he is being hated by his parents and kids at school. Tom is hated because he raped a girl cursed and told her she was wrong while testifying. Victor is hated because he ruins the family name by, being beat up then throwing up, getting an almost but not perfect score on the SATs and ruining his mom and dads vacation by trying to kill himself when they left him home alone. Overall Tom and Victor are villains in the eyes of the people they live with. First of all, Tom Robinson in a villain in the eyes of the town. At first Tom is accused of raping Mayella Ewull. In present day New York this would be a terrible thing to do and, back then it was terrible also. The level of evil is brung up because Tom was black and Mayella was white. After he was accused the trail made him look even worse. In the 1930s in Alabama it was illegal for a black man to tell a white woman she is wrong. During the trail he is trying to tell the jury that she…show more content…
Tom Robinson is accused of raping a white woman, cursing at her and saying she was wrong on the stand. Victor is villainous because he is a disgrace to the family name by throwing up at school, gets beat up, gets an almost but not perfect score on the SAT's and try's to kill himself while his parents are on vacation, ruining their vacation. Most people are a villain at only one point in their life's. Sometimes they get away with it and sometimes they don't. Aaron Eckhart once said "You either die a hero or live long enough to become the
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