I haven’t done anything. lt was the others. I swear it was the others. ”(232) while he portrays the teen’s strength and leadership when he writes “But the new ones are so stupid and horrible. Those plays, where there’s nothing but helicopters flying about and you feel the people kissing.
Tom was accused of raping a white woman who was Mayella Ewell, Mayella said he raped her while he was helping her with chores. She later on tells the readers that it was false allegations. The reason why she didn 't tell the truth at her first trial was because, Mayella was afraid of being embarrassed because she kissed a black male. She rather have an innocent man get charged with a crime than that. “However, Robinson was transferred from the state prison to Maycomb 's county jail on Saturday, two days before he stood trial on Monday, and Atticus had to defend him against a lynch mob”.
Atticus is Tom 's lawyer proving that he is an innocent man, he gets bullied by the townspeople for defending a black man. A classmate of Scout uses that information to try and get Scout upset or mad, Cecil
“I want you to understand that courage isn’t a man with a gun in his hand,” (Lee 112). This is a quote spoken from a courageous man who put himself in other people’s positions and did not believe he was superior to African Americans like many in that time period. Atticus Finch is a lawyer, and also the father of Jem and Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The finches live in a small town called Maycomb during 1933, also known as the Great Depression era. Throughout the book, the town faces many racial discrimination issues, especially when an African American man named Tom Robinson is falsely accused of rape of a white female.
Bob was a abusive father towards Mayella and everyone in Maycomb knew that, but because he was going up against Tom Robinson everyone believed Bob. During this time in Maycomb the people believed that every black person was a liar. In the trial Mayella had the advantage of being white. Mayella had a plan and she executed it. When Mayella invited Tom into her house she had her own intentions.
In inherit the wind Bertram Cates challenged the larger society by teaching his beliefs in darwinism. He knew that this was wrong, but when tried in court he tried to convince society to change and push them to believe that what he did was not wrong. “But your client is wrong. He is deluded. He has lost his way.”
Another model that belays that………………………is from American literature, written by Harper Lee, “To kill a mocking bird”. In the story, there was lawyer named Atticus Finch; He was pleading a black man who assaulted a white woman. All through the story, you can find that: in the past if there were a white person and a black person who fought, the white person would always be the inculpable although he might be culpable. Atticus fought against segregation and cushion the black man.
“There is some men outside in the yard , they want you to come out. ”Atticus always will stand up for his clients to the full extent. “Do you remember him beating your face? No I don’t recall him hitting me, I mean yes he hit me.” Some might say that Atticus should have not taken this stand because he was was treated badly.
No one can force one person to commit an act they believe is wrong, or to make decisions, ultimately humans control their decisions. In “Macbeth” Banquo refuses to do anything that goes against his conscience. For example, he said, “keep my allegiance clear,” he shows that he is only willing to do what is right and not commit an act that is wrong. Along the same lines in Kipling’s poem, “If” the speaker offers advice to his son on how to become a good person. One piece of advice he offers is he, “can talk with crowds and keep your virtue” then you will be a man.
The underlying reason of why Derek was the leader of the Neo-Nazi group and had problems with anger management is that his father was murdered by black drug dealers. So, this traumatic experience led him to become a passionate racist and naturally his brother, Danny inspired by him. Danny wrote a paper about Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf to his black Jewish teacher, Sweeney. Dr. Sweeney wanted him to write a new paper which is about his brother and his history. However, after learning what happened to Derek in prison and the reason of why he changed his ideology of being racist and rejected to be the leader of united Neo-Nazi group, Danny
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view […] until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. "This comes from a wise man by the name of Atticus. He teaches his kids lessons to get through life’s challenges. His kids, Scout and Jem, learned his lessons through many examples such as the Tom Robinson trial and seeing the innocence of Boo Radley. In this essay, we will talk about the theme on To Kill a Mockingbird which is “It is a sin to kill the innocent,” and we’ll show this by identifying the character development of Scout, motivation of Atticus, and how we can apply this to real life.
Atticus a well known lawyer in the little town of Maycomb in the book To Kill a Mockingbird. He comes up against a tough, rock solid case including an African American man and a young woman who grew up in poverty. Atticus has trust in the power in using the three models of rhetoric. Ethos,Pathos and Logos to prove to the jury that his client is innocent and can walk out of court that day a free man. (Lee).
This parody was constructed in the contemplative moment when Atticus Finch considers the implications of his decision if he decides to defend Tom Robinson or not. In the most important decision of his career, his tone exhibits wariness due to lack of popularity in the support for Negroes which can compare to Hamlet’s extraordinary conclusions on afterlife that poses significant questions as to if he should escape to the unknown. Contrary to Hamlet’s selfish motives, Atticus bases his decision by his selfless character to protect the wellbeing of Jem, Scout, and Tom Robinson, but Hamlet only focuses on what’s best for him which in this case is drawing the pros and cons of suicide. Regardless of what their motives are, these soliloquies define