April Raintree Character Analysis

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Racism is an issue that is not easily solved and in real life, there many cases where good people with good intentions are disrespected and betrayed because of their skin color. In the books April Raintree and To Kill a Mockingbird the characters Cheryl Raintree and Tom Robinson are victim to this discrimination and have a lot of similar traits and circumstances. Both of them live in an environment that is hostile towards them because of their race. Cheryl and Tom are both betrayed by trusted ones and they both have a kind personality. Both Cheryl Raintree and Tom Robinson live in an environment that is either hostile or unfair towards them because of their race getting them hurt. Early in the morning Cheryl is found beaten and unconscious. When her older sister April Raintree is informed she is told that Cheryl had a concussion, been highly intoxicated and had showed signs of being beaten. “When she came in she was highly intoxicated. “What about the concussion you mentioned?” it does appear she may have been beaten.” Tom Robinson is executed for doing something he didn 't do and is declared guilty because of his…show more content…
The environment they live in is hostile and unfair towards them because of their race, Cheryl is beaten and disrespected and tom is executed for doing something he didn 't do but is declared guilty because he is black. Both Cheryl and Tom are betrayed by people they trusted or were nice to, Cheryl is betrayed by her boyfriend who left Cheryl because he was ashamed of her, and Tom is accused of raping Ewell whom he was nice to, They also have kind personalities, Cheryl brings in strays to feed and tom helps Mayella, both of them doing this out of pure altruism. Although racism is not easily solved it is important that we lookout for these things and put to stop to it so that we can create a safer and accepting environment for

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