Examples Of Tom Robinson's Rights Denied In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird: When people are denied their rights others often suffer.

When people are denied their rights,others can suffer as well. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by:Harper Lee people had their rights denied and that resulted in others suffering. Three people who had their rights denied in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by:Harper Lee are Tom Robinson, Arthur “Boo” Radley and Bob Ewell’s children. Firstly,Tom Robinson goes to jail for a crime he did not commit. Secondly, Arthur Radley’s father does not allow him outside because of thing he had done in the past. Lastly, Bob Ewell’s children,Bob is neglectful towards them. A person who has their rights denied in the book is Tom Robinson. Tom Robinson had to face jail time for something he truly did not commit. He went to jail because he was being falsely accused of raping Mayella Ewell Even though he was innocent and the court knew that,he still went to jail because he was a coloured person. A lot of people that suffered from this are his family, Atticus and Jem. Tom’s family suffered in many ways, emotionally and financially.
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Arthur ‘Boo’ Radley is another character in the novel who had his rights denied. Arthur’s father does not allow Boo to leave the house during his teenage years, because in his teenage years he had caused trouble in Maycomb. The judge told his parents that he should be sent off to the state industrial school, but Boo’s dad said he would give him his own punishment. People who suffer from this are Jem,Scout and Dill, They suffer from this because they are told to stay away from the Radley’s home.
“It is a scary place, though,ain’t it?”(Lee 341)
“Boo doesn’t mean anybody any harm” (Lee
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