Issues In The Tom Robinson Case

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This case deals with some issues that are evident in this novel: prejudice, hatred, and segregation. One example of these issues is best illustrated in the Tom Robinson case. This case is about Tom Robinson is being accused of the rape of Mayella Ewell, who is Bob Ewell's daughter. Tom Robinson, even though believed innocent by some, is having trouble being seen as innocent by most because of prejudice against blacks in Maycomb. This is also why cases such as Plessy v. Ferguson had trouble getting support for the defendant's side.
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