When a black man named Tom Robinson is accused by Bob Ewell of beating and raping his daughter Mayella, Scout and Jem’s dad Atticus, who is a lawyer, defends him. Because of this, the kids deal with a lot of hate from the townsfolk but pull through it. In Tom’s trial, we meet Mayella and Bob Ewell. Bob was the one who beat his daughter Mayella, not Tom. Tom is accused anyway, however, because of his race.
Atticus is defending Tom because he was accused of rape. Atticus knew that it would take a lot of work to find a black man not guilty vs a white woman. There was a mob that showed up at the county jail where Tom Robinson was and wanted to kill him. The mob was telling Atticus to stop defending Tom and his son Jem spoke up. That made the mob mad and they picked Jem up.
Bob testified accusing Tom of rape, but there was a lot of evidence in the sheriff's testimony to prove that Bob was lying in his testimony, like how the sheriff said that when he heard about Bob's daughter. Bob was expected and sounded happy about it. This evidence shows that Tom is the mockingbird. His innocence is starting to be destroyed, not just by Bob but the jury, and all the white people that are just stereotyping Tom because of his color. In this next quote, this is more in depth on the town of Maycomb and how they stereotype blacks.
Everyone wants the perfect parental environment when growing up. Unfortunately, this doesn’t hold true for many. In the story To Kill a Mockingbird, the children are lacking a mother and their father is so busy with his job, he doesn’t always get to spend quality time with them. An African-American woman, Calpurnia, however, tries to serve a much needed role in this story. “Yo’ folks might be better’n the Cunninghams but it don’t count for nothin’ the way you’re disgracin’ ‘em if you can 't act fit to eat at the table you can just sit here and eat in the kitchen!” This is one of many examples Calpurnia sets for Jem and Scout.
However, the constant confirmation that this is simply a fiction novel does not diminish the strong feeling that, in fact, on reflection, which is closer to reality than other works of fiction. Narrator remove all decorations and delusional deception to get to the human center of his story: a lively conversation between two people about love and other occasions, they want to tell their own experiences and hear the experiences of others, curious about the diversity of humanity and its work, and yet anxious to express their own opinions. Diderot's work is probably not going to win readers with its universal appeal. It requires knowledge of literary history to be able to see its essence and be amused his narrative form and criticism of novels which expresses. It seeks a willingness to follow the debate, dialogue and action around the moral and philosophical themes.
Conflict is fundamental in writing as it plays a role in propelling the narrative. Conflict makes the story more exciting, and sweet. Most of the descriptions which lacks conflicting instances becomes very dull to the readers. The main characters in the story are pitted in an environment whereby they are required to make efforts for them to survive. The conflicts are not so much complexity in that the all the main characters in this story emerge victoriously.
Coles change has influenced his personality and how he now sees himself, the way he looks at others, and how others look at him. The constant mental and physical abuse that Cole receives from his parents fuels the flames for his increasing criminal activity. After Cole breaks into a hardware store, Peter Driscal informed the proper authorities, getting Cole caught. Cole later physically assaults Peter, which leaves him with permanent damage. “Serves him right” Cole responded when told of Peters condition, Cole believed that everything was Peter 's fault for not keeping his mouth shut and it wouldn 't have been a problem if he knew how to fight back.
He was constantly fighting back for his own problems with his son. He never took the boy on trial into his consideration. Jury 9, was also part of a major twist of the plot. He was the first to turn the pot of juries, he voted not guilty after voting guilty the first time. This started the changing of the votes and discussion between all of them.
One day a mob stands in front of the narrator’s father, Atticus, and threatens him that they will kill his defendant. Atticus, a white attorney, spends his night in front Tom Robinson’s cell, who is really scared. Atticus faces the mob which comes and tries to lynch the accused rapist. They feel the need to defend their white superiority with violence and obtain a judgement even before the legal trial. It was a widespread practice to lynch accused blacks in the South even before a fair trial.
His father ordered him to eat the food and apologise to her for being offensive, but the character declined his orders. This emphasises how he learned to oppose his father. During the growing period, children at young age need to be provided with the most assistance and help from their fathers (Katz, 2004). Rather than receiving help from his father, he received harsh punishment that caused him to further stand against him. Also, from learning that Ursula is a magical monster, he decided not to trust her, so he did not eat the food that she made as he had suspicions.