Tom Robinson Trial Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… Although Tom Robinson was telling the truth and from Atticus¡¯s defense everything turned out to be what Tom Robinson said it was, the jury decided that Tom Robinson was guilty (233). The words of Bob Ewell and Mayella Ewell did not quiet fit. People could surely tell that they were making things up as they went on. Also Mayella did not answer some of Atticus¡¯s questions which asked if the words of Tom Robinson about the incident were true. Furthermore Mr. Gilmer stresses it was wrong for Tom Robinson to have felt ¡®sorry¡¯ for Mayella ( ). What was more immoral was that the courtroom was put to ease by that statement of Tom Robinson that he felt pity for Mayella. Townspeople actually believed that it was criminal for a black person to simply be sorry for someone. In that little town of Maycomb, it was not even okay for a black person to feel something for a white person. Who are merely the same complete person that God created. Even though the people of Maycomb knew the Constitution¡¯s saying that ¡®all men are created equal¡¯ the prejudice and racism in them leads them to not accept it word for …show more content…
Dolphus Raymond to his pretense. Alongside his wealth, Mr. Dolphus Raymond lives with a black woman and has mixed children. Mr. Dolphus Raymond also is a heavy drinker. Not. Mr. Dolphus Raymond pretends to be a serious alcoholic when he actually just drinks coca-cola (170). Mr. Dolphus Raymond just drinks coca-cola out of a sack to give white people a reason for him living along black people. Mr. Raymond already knows how people will act like for his behavior and does not want to put up with it so gives them a simple reason. Even if it is a false reason he just wants to live not bothered by them. Additionally Scout ponders weather to even talk to Mr. Raymond or not because he has mixed children (170). Scout probably thought about whether to talk to Mr. Dolphus Raymond or not because he seemed strange and drunk for she did not see any other white person with relationship with black person and she knows drinking is bad. Even just for Scout she did not want to know Mr. Dolphus Raymond when she did not know his pretense. This means that a thing like living with a black woman is not an understandable deed to the town of Maycomb. Maybe Mr. Dolphus Raymond just got tired by the ¡®Maycomb¡¯s usual disease¡¯ and having nothing to lose, just gave them a reason to make all

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