Examples Of Two Wrongs Don T Make A Right In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Two wrongs don’t make a right. Think about it, if someone does something wrong to one person and another individual does a wrong thing back to them, aren’t they just repeating what they just did? Does it help to do the same to them? To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee, The Outsiders By S.E. Hinton, and Schooled by Gordon Korman proves that two wrongs don’t make a right. To Kill A Mockingbird proves that two wrongs don’t make a right in many ways. One way that To Kill a Mockingbird proves that two wrongs don’t make a right. “She hugged me round the waist.” This quote is from Tom Robinson when he was in court testifying against Mayella Ewell. It foreshadows that Mayella Ewell was trying to pressure Tom Robinson to have sex with her. Tom Robinson was constantly telling her to stop and he was also trying to get out of the house and away from Mayella. Tom already knew that a…show more content…
Another book that proves two wrongs don’t make a right is The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. One way that The Outsiders proves that two wrongs don’t make a right is because the socs would bully the greasers constantly. Throughout the book everyone just got tired of fighting back and forth, so the socs and greasers came up with a deal. They would have a rumble and if the socs won, they could continue to come to the greasers territory and bully them. If the greasers won, the socs wouldn’t be allowed on greaser territory. As the book progresses, the greasers and socs get involved in the rumble. Punches and kicks are being repeatedly thrown. Eventually the socs flee from the scene and run home. A character by the name of Ponyboy is badly beaten up as well as his other friends, and brother. According to the greasers, they were very hurt but they didn’t care because they get to keep their territory, and they will not get bullied by the socs anymore. This evidence proves that two wrongs don’t make a right because you do not have to resort to violence in order to get your point

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