Ewell swore he would harm Atticus in any way he could. One night Mr. Ewell tried to do just that by attacking Jem and Scout. After the attack Scout recalls seeing a man in the dark, “The man was walking with the staccato steps of someone carrying a load too heavy for him.” Later readers learn that the man is Boo Radley and the heavy load is Jem. This, was surprising to Scout because the stigma around Boo is that he would be the attacker. However, Boo chooses to ignore the beliefs of the townspeople and help Jem and Scout.
Cruel punishments were acted out by any government official. Police brutality in America has been an occurance of the misuse of authority. Police officers abuse their power by assaulting and harassing individuals because they can. The novel 1984 relates to this because in the result of convicting crimes the Party would torture a victim in order to get them to confess or commit suicide. The ministry of love was where most of the police brutality occurred along with making arrests.
There are other people who want to either help you or destroy you. Luis Valdez portrays the idea of the PRESS being against the Mexican-American community and portraying them as the “bad guys.” Context: The PRESS plays a big part in Zoot Suit. They are the antagonist in this play. They are the reason why the outcome of trial was the outcome. They lash out at the Mexican-American communities by stereotyping them as criminals, the bad guys.
I find it disgusting and wrong. Mob mentality is is used to refer to unique behavioral characteristics that emerge when people are in large groups” (Smith). A main factor in why it happens is because people want to fit in and fall for peer pressure. They want to be liked and be apart of something (Smith). In the article, Smith states “Another factor in mob mentality is the sense of confusion or even panic that can exist in a large group.
A very similar thing happens in To Kill a Mockingbird, when Bob Ewell accuses Tom Robinson of raping his daughter Mayella, but Atticus proves that it was most likely Bob who did it. Bob Ewell, Mayella’s dad, the person who should be protecting her at all costs. The most common injustice in the novel appears when the kids find the case between Tom Robinson and the Ewell family to be unfair, highly illogical, and racist. When the verdict of guilty is revealed to the town, Jem becomes upset and says, “You just can’t convict a man on evidence like that- you can’t”
Our economy during the 1930s was struggling trying to recover from the Great Depression, and this brought out the worst in Americans. The stock crash during the 1930s, left banks uninsured and the government with no compensation for the unemployed. This left hundreds of families begging for food on the streets. During this decade, the Zoot Suit Riots was a primarily example of a hate crime against Mexican American in Los Angeles. This awful event is controversial to this day when discussing who 's to blame for this crime.
It was a symbol; it symbolized a mirror. Everyone in the town had a sin and they probably confessed that sin to Hooper. Hooper wore the veil to make the townspeople more aware of their own sins. The more aware they became of their sins, the more uncomfortable they became. Being around the minister and seeing his black veil, even during happy times, made them upset.
Moreover, when a large white mob shows up to Maycomb’s jail to lynch Tom Robinson, anemic Atticus stands between the mob and Tom. No doubt, Atticus arms himself for the lynching mob, even when he is outnumbered, however, Atticus can only hinder the mob’s progress to lynch Tom Robinson. On the other hand, Scout and Jem erupts into the fray between Atticus and the mob to rescue Atticus. Of course, Atticus urgently commands Scout and Jem to leave since he fears for Scout and Jem’s safety. Paradoxically, Jem refuses to part from Atticus, and in an effort to calm the situation, Scout addresses Mr. Cunningham, Scout’s friend’s father, in the frey of the mob
Ellen James and Garp shame the Ellen Jamesians who Pooh Percy as an Ellen Jamesian reconnects with her pride by murdering Garp. Consistently connecting these events is a cycle caused by emotional and physical violence. Violence breeds violence, and shame is why people resort to violence, and why violence will always
In the 30’s, the complications that came along with the Great Depression affected the public severely. In 1929, a stock market crash changed the country remarkably. Poverty and unemployment were widespread in the United States. Factors that led up to the Great Depression include buying on credit, buying on margin, ____________ The Great Depression was catastrophic for everyone but as usual, the African-American population had it harder. During the Great Depression, most African-Americans were working on farms owned by white landowners.