Examples Of Judgement In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird
“Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement.” -Simon Bolivar
To Kill a Mockingbird Is a book that takes place in the early 1900’s. The Book was written by Harper Lee. A very key component to the structure of the book is the incident with Mr. Ewell and Tom Robinson, and the supposed rape of Mr. Ewell’s daughter. in this Case Atticus ignores the fact that Tom Robinson would be judged because of the color of his skin, And continues to question Mr.Ewell. This put Atticus’s whole family in danger. While To Kill a Mockingbird shows the ugliness that can come from judging others, its ultimate message is that great good can result when one defers judgement until considering things from another point of view. …show more content…

Unfortunately in the early 1900’s, despite all facts that Mr.Ewell was guilty, Tom Robinson would be proven guilty without doubt because the color of his skin, and the prejudice people of Maycomb county. Atticus Finch, Scouts father, is a lawyer in Maycomb county. Atticus chooses to defend Tom Robinson in the trial. This is a bold move for Atticus that puts his family in danger. And the case would be extremely difficult for Atticus. Atticus was unable to bring about a just verdict because he was in a very prejudiced court and regardless of the proof, the outcome would still be the same. Atticus knew that Tom Robinson would be found guilty. The victim, Mayella, had been beaten, but not by Tom. Tom Robinson would still be convicted because of the all-white jury. Tom Robinson couldn't have committed the crime, but still racism decided the

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