What Is Atticus Finch's Closing Statement For To Kill A Mockingbird

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When trying to convince someone to believe what you believe, what you say and how you say it can affect the out outcome. In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Atticus uses this to his benefit for his closing statement in the trials. Atticus Finch is a respectable lawyer who chose to defend Tom Robinson, an African-American who was accused of raping a white woman. Tom is innocent, but in the 1930s the word of a black man 's against a two white peoples was not worth much. Mayella, the girl Tom supposedly raped, asked Tom to come inside and help with a broken door. When Tom went inside Mayella attacked him. Mayella 's father, Bob Ewell, came home, saw what was going on, and got really aggressive. Tom ran while Bob beat Mayella for what she
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