Essay on Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

1039 Words Feb 7th, 2016 5 Pages
In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Bob Ewell the antagonist, exposes his flaws unintentionally to the town of Maycomb. Bob Ewell accuses an innocent black man, Tom Robinson, of raping his daughter. Atticus Finch, Tom’s lawyer, is determined to make a valid case to prove Tom’s innocence in a time of segregation toward the African American society. Scout and Jem, Atticus’ children, are substantially impacted by the result of the case, and the behavior of the people in Maycomb. Bob Ewell is totally against the Finch family’s thoughts and efforts. Bob Ewell’s inconsiderate ways characterize him as a liability to the Maycomb community due to his thoughtless actions. Throughout the novel, Bob Ewell continuously executes his careless actions displaying his trait of discourteousness. After the Tom Robinson trial, Maycomb county learns the truth about Bob. During the aftermath of the case, Miss Stephanie, the neighborhood gossip, and Miss Rachel, Dill’s aunt, come with an urgent message. In the distance the two ladies are waving wildly. Miss Maudie is having a conversation with Jem, Scout, and Dill about the individuals that were supporting Tom Robinson. During their discussion, Miss Rachel and Miss Stephanie interrupt with great urgency. Miss Rachel explains and informs the kids there is danger in the town. Miss Rachel intends to protect Scout, Jem, and Dill. Miss Stephanie joins in the conversation to warn everyone: “Mr. Bob Ewell stopped Atticus on the post office corner,…

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