How Does Tom Robinson Show Innocence In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, the mockingbird represents Tom Robinson throughout the novel. One significant characteristic of a mockingbird is its innocence; Tom Robinson holds this trait of innocence. For example, Tom is accused of beating Mayella but the bruises are on her right side of her face. Tom’s Left arm cripples on the left and there is no way he was able to execute that type of physical abuse using his left arm.There is evidence that points to Bob Ewell are left-handed, so the accusation couldn’t be true. Contrary to that, Tom Robinson shows characteristic of kindness by fixing things around the Ewell's house for Mayella such as the chiffarobe.Also, he was in no way harming anyone all he did was help Mayella with some chores,

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