Maycomb is an injustice town because as every time the Jury said “guilty” it negatively affected Jem like he was being stab inside which illustrates how he was very confident in knowing that Tom will be acquitted & be found innocent but, after the verdict it had made realizes & lose hope on the members of his community. As the trial progresses Jem becomes tired and views his members of community with contempt. Jem is emotionally scarred after Tom Robinson is wrongly convicted. Jem firmly believes that there are differences between individuals, social classes and races. Which made Jem acknowledge what he thought Maycomb was, a safe place to live with people who care for each other and has loss faith on the neighbors and the people he knew due to large amount of prejudice
One of the main examples of denial is through Brick who denies his sexuality for Maggie, Big Daddy, and himself. He is trying to please everyone in the family through ignoring how he feels, which leads him to drinking his sorrows through liquor. It is not the fact that he does not love Maggie it is that he can not love Maggie due to loss of attraction. He is denying himself for Big Daddy only to not disappoint him because he is the son. He loves Big Daddy and to tell him the news while he is on his death time would leave Brick to the thought of Big Daddy dying in disappointment through his son.
She accused Evan of something and when the father started yelling at him about it she gave in and said it had probably been her fault. You do see her give up and just stay quiet during the argument. His father tries to be kind, but because of his past he really does have the tendency to go straight to
Although all the loss for someone her age or any age was troubling, there was one positive aspect. As a result, it created Liesel’s hatred for Hitler as it says in the novel “The word communist + a large bonfire + a collection of dead letters + the suffering of her mother + the death of her brother = the Führer (Zusak 115).”
However, Atticus did not ask her for help or ask her to come to the house. Some people believe Atticus isn 't a great parent: his kids walk around alone, his kids disrespect Boo Radley, and his kids do not act “correctly”. On the other hand Atticus portrays many examples that prove he is a good parent. In conclusion Atticus has many great traits that make him a good parent: he is a respectable man, he is loved by his kids, he is willing to do anything to help out anyone. He demonstrates great manners and that they— Jem and Scout— have or will soon develop.
Atticus is judged by a few in the community, but he is a great father. In To Kill a Mocking Bird, Atticus Finch is criticized by many people in the community about how he raises his children. Two characters in the novel that portray this action are Aunt Alexandra and Uncle Jack. Aunt Alexandra does not accept the way he raises Scout and how he lets her go around dressed like a boy. Uncle Jack just disagrees with Atticus' whole view on disciplining his kids.
While the duke and the dauphin and lying about their identity, they are gaining money through this. The readers know they don’t deserve that money. It also evokes aggravation because the people of that town and the Wilks girls are gullible enough to believe that the duke and the dauphin are Peter Wilks’ brother with no proof to prove that. This is used to satirize how people easily believed anything with no proof and did not question. In Death of a Salesman, after many years of struggling to pay for all the bills, Willy decides to commit suicide because he wanted the insurance money to be given to Biff, his son but at his funeral, the readers find out: "I made the last payment on the house today.Today, dear.
In the book Atticus is seen as the wisest person in Maycomb and from what he says is that could be true. Atticus is a great person to learn about the importance of not prejudging people saying things such as this, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view-until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (Lee,27) Atticus tends to find the good in everyone and that is what people should do if they want to really live in equality. What has been explained in this essay is not only what Scout learns through characters in To Kill a Mockingbird, it’s also what we as people should learn about prejudice and do our best to avoid it. Will we ever eliminate prejudice? No, It’s human nature to have first impressions about everything, and there will always be evil people in world however, rather instead of trying to eliminate prejudice, we should work together to get to know one another better and not separate ourselves based on our
Furthermore, this ties in with the quote that jack said “The jury couldn’t possibly be expected to take Tom Robinsons word over the Ewells” (Lee. Page 117) because Tom Robinson lives in an unfair society where his opinion doesn’t matter in the face of the people in Maycomb county. I conclusion Tom Robison has faced discrimination in its worst form and due to the unfair society he’s been placed in he was wrongfully convicted and killed. Discrimination is
By a young age many were taught that killing was very bad, and that the killing of the innocent is worst, but other than that this lesson can not be taught. However, the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee captures readers into this 1930’s town that moves you to realize how harsh racism was and how if affects the lives of many innocent people. Indeed, to kill a mockingbird is a
Atticus Finch shows many ways of wisdom throughout the novel. He tells Scout to respect Boo Radley and to understand the fact that their might be reason why Boo always stays at home. Atticus states in the novel, “You never truly understand a person until you consider things from his point of view-until you climb into his skin and walk around it” (Lee, 39). This evidence supports why Atticus is a wise individual who always tries to see things from other people’s point of view. He does not judge people right away because of their actions.
He accepts their flaws and embraces them by acknowledging their presence. The biggest thing Atticus did for his kids was letting them be their own person with own ideas. “Well, all I can say is, when you and Jem are grown, maybe you’ll look back on this with some compassion and some feeling that I didn’t let you down.”(120) Atticus did not take what everyone is saying to heart, instead he let their words roll off his back. Jem and Scout have not yet learned to do so bt with continued support from Atticus, this goal will easily be reached. Jem and Scouts different, but parallel paths to maturity demonstrate the theme of growing up in
When first reading this chapter Skinner seemed ruthless, disgusting, and manipulative. How can a father put his own daughter into a box? Did he have feelings? He seemed to love his work more than his own family. Why was a man so worried about the minds of others that he would risk the life of his own child?
Miss Kinnian had to go away because she knew that people did not treat him fairly, and he didn’t understand that all. Charlie first experiences people making fun of him, now that he has knowledge to understand that. This event must have hurt him deeply, because the very people he trusted and thought were his friends were actually mocking and making fun of him. He feels ashamed because people are using his name as an excuse for making mistakes, and he didn’t want to be known this way. This quote states how people are not used to and are kind of afraid of Charlie, as his newfound intelligence was not the Charlie they knew.