Theme Of Justice In Barn Burning

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The theme of justice also can be shown because of the two courtroom scenes. Barn Burning shows many different perspectives on justice, and shows that the process of legal justice is not always fair. For Sarty, justice means not hurting others and always telling the truth. As accurately stated by Max Loges, “Sarty, who is named after Colonel John Sartoris, represents those ideals of truth and integrity.” (1) However, Sartys father feels the need to punish everyone for the way he has been treated and the many injustices in his life.
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