In the 1930’s many African-American people were constantly dealing with the racism of that time. People were getting lynched with no involvement of the government and segregation was common throughout the country. America was in one of it’s darkest times. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper lee, the case of Tom Robinson was unjust and a representation of many flaws in the system of justice. In Maycomb, Alabama its judicial system is flawed, due to the way it was constructed.
Bob Ewell. Most of everybody is racist in To Kill a Mockingbird but the Ewells are the “big hitters” of racism in Maycomb. “Why I run for Tate as quick as I could I knowd who it was all right lived down yonder in that nigger nest passed the house everyday. Jedge i’ve asked this county for fifteen years to clean out that nest down yonder they’re dangerous to live around sides devaluin my property.” Harper Lee to kill a Mockingbird Quite literally the only reason Bob Ewell said that is because of the simple fact that Tom is black and doesn’t want to deal with the black
All in all Tom dies for no reason and represents a mockingbird because of that. Overall, Harper Lee uses characterization in To Kill a Mockingbird to show that the innocent should be protected. Jem loses his innocence first when he realizes that Boo Radley in a victim. After that Boo is victimized by the town because he stays inside unlike everyone else. Lastly Tom is taken advantage of by the Ewells and it cost him his life.
Bob Ewell has beaten Mayella and he still does. She has grown up in a with a very coarse and rough life. Her whole family is poor and uneducated, they don’t know simple skills that you learn in school. She was forced into going into court against Tom Robinson for a rape that never happened. Even though she did a horrible thing, accusing an innocent man of rape and getting him killed, she did it because she was scared.
He caused her to panic when the madman threatened to kill her because she had to be back in the castle before anyone noticed she was gone or the King would kill her. The Princess is second on my list because she was told not to leave the castle or she would be killed. She had been in the castle for five months before stupidly the castle without preparing. If she would have waited one more month the King would have returned and she wouldn 't have been killed. The Madman is third on my list because he was the one that physically killed the Princess.
Almost every character who comes into contact with Noah Cross ends up with a less than desirable ending. Jake Gittes must live with his biggest failure and an awful truth no one will believe, the innocent citizens of Los Angeles will not even realize that their water supply is being taken from them, and poor Hollis and Evelyn Mulray have both been killed because of a selfish, horrible plot for money. This film truly shows how common, innocent people will be pushed around and taken advantage of by the evil of the world, the cruel reality of
He was sad and ready to die. So he pulled out his gun which had zero bullets and immediately got shot down by the police. That resulted in him dying instantly, no words or anything, just death… The point is, is that Dally is the hero. He wasn’t the most cheerful person or nice person. But he did save the day when the time was needed and for that reason, he is the hero.
A similarity between the two was that even if they didn't know their fate, they eventually died. The two characters also faced trials that made the the isolation of the tragic hero, Macbeth had to kill the people around him when his masculinity was threatened as well as the crown. This eventually lead Macbeth to become mad, he was the only one seeing Banquo's ghost leaving his face his guilt all alone until it consumed him. However, Susie was left to alone in the afterlife debating to move forward and forgive her murder, each day still holding onto family and childhood as a reason not to
The mistakes Scout makes on her first day of school are, telling her her teacher that she can read and write, and trying to explain to her teacher why Walter wouldn’t take the money. The professional people are poor in Maycomb because no one pays them in money, instead they pay them with something else such as food. WPA means Workers Progress Administration, Mr. Cunningham won’t work for it because if he does then the land he lives on will go to waste.