To Kill A Mockingbird Conflict Analysis

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To Kill a Mockingbird Conflicts There is a man, Tom Robinson, a hardworking man who is helping, kind and pleasant, until this one day happened. Tom Robinson got his hand caught in a cotton gin when he was little so he couldn't catch a glass with his left hand, so he “basically” has one arm, but that doesn't lead the jury to think he didn’t commit rape. So in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, there is a massive amount of racism that makes an unfair trial of Tom Robinson. He told his part of the story yet the jury does not want to listen to Tom Robinson’s words. To start off, Tom Robinson is a hard-working man that attends church, and helps a variety of people, just a respectable black man in a racist neighborhood that will never respect …show more content…
Tom knew that there was no way out after the trial, it was the end of the road for him and he had prison for the rest of his life. Tom a few days later attempted to escape prison and got shot 17 times attempting to climb a fence. “There he tells her, Scout, Calpurnia, and Miss Maudie that Tom Robinson attempted to escape and was shot 17 times” (Lee 251). Getting shot 17 times is no accident, they wanted Tom dead for sure. This is racist because what if it was a white man trying to escape, they would probably just get wounded, or beat really badly. Tom got the short end of the stick the whole time and it all just led to his death. He was at the wrong place at the wrong time, but because he’s black, at this time period nobody would be on their side, the majority of people were white and that’s just it for Tom Robinson. Clearly, racism would be frequent in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, because Tom Robinson would always get the short end of the stick. Tom Robinson is a hardworking man and came by Miss Mayella’s house to help her, then ran. Tom was in the wrong place at the wrong time and that resulted in consequences because of racist white people. It eventually leads to his death because he had no other choice, his life was done. In “To Kill a Mockingbird” it was an accurate part of the 1930’s because

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