Essay about The Injustices Of Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Various Injustices Epitomized in To Kill a Mockingbird
The novel To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel showing a crucial court case that sets the tone of the novel. The novel consists of a segregation of African Americans and white. The African Americans are not as worthy as the white. Tom Robinson is a quintessence of how he is not as worthy as the white people in Maycomb County. In addition, the Cunninghams are an economically unstable family. Their daily work consists of labor throughout the day due to this fact the Cunninghams are held down by social injustice. The novel also shows Judge John Taylor is not in favor of the African Americans in the court case. The novel has a court case charged upon Tom Robinson and is defended by a white lawyer Atticus. Atticus having a younger daughter named Scout and an older son named Jem. The novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee exemplifies racial, social, and criminal injustices in the 1930s through major events and characters. Firstly, Tom Robinson is a black male, which makes others think he is the only one accusable for doing immoral acts demonstrating racial injustice. When he is accused of rape his lawyer knows immediately he has no way of winning the case. Atticus admits, “The jury couldn’t possibly be expected to take Tom Robinson’s word” (Lee 91). Judge John Taylor will not agree to any of Tom Robinson’s refutations because he is African American. Atticus being a skill in his profession knows even he cannot win this case.…

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