Tkam Essay

  • Tkam Essay

    To the people of Maycomb, Tom Robinson is just a “sorry negro”, who comitted an unthinkable crime. Also like Boo Radley, Tom was known by what the people of Maycomb had to say about him. After Tom was accused of rape, a lot of people consider him an evil human being. During the trial while Bob Ewell testifies, he points to Tom and says, “I seen that black negro yonder ruttin' on my Mayella.” (Lee 73). According to Bob Ewell, Tom Robinson was a monster who violently raped and beat his beloved daughter

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  • Why We Should Keep To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee Essay

    in the steps of a great writer, especially when they have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for TKaM. You would be hard-pressed to find another book that would prove as invaluable a learning tool as TKaM. Finally we must move to the issue of banning books. I believe that banning books, no matter the reason, is wrong. Like the quote I had at the start of my essay, just because some people might think TKaM is inappropriate for 9th graders; it doesn’t mean that the book itself should be banned. America

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