Tom's Innocence In To Kill A Mockingbird

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During a battle, accusing a black man for a crime they did not commit is racism and using a weapon not for an abdominal thing but protecting the ones you care for. "Tomi, did you take Mayella Ewell... Tom Robinson 's manners were as good as Atticus" (Lee194-195). This quote shows Tom 's innocence of Mayella 's rape after accusing him for raping her. This also shows that Tom is innocent because if he was guilty he would have gotten defensive but he remained calm during the trial. "Bob Ewell fell on his knife" (Lee 274). Mr. Tate insists that Bob Ewell killed himself, even if it was a lie in order to protect Boo Radley. Boo Radley killed Bob Ewell as self-defense to protect Jem and Scout from getting killed. Therefore, battles and weapons can
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