Tom Robinson Trial

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shley Rodriquez 9/20/15 5 o To kill a mockingbird novel study In this divine and ravishing story of a small girl’s life,and the many trials she must face in her coming of age, as well as the people she must meet. That makes this girl Scout, who she is in her current state of the book .this famous book was published on July/11/1960 by Harper Lee.This famous southern goth book took immediate fame with many…show more content…
"Mr. Gilmer asked him one more question. 'About your writing with your left hand, are you ambidextrous, Mr. Ewell? "I most positively am not, I can use one hand good as the other. One hand good as the other,' he added, glaring at the defense table." pg 177.A clear sign of his ignorance.Though Jem,often an indirect character, is appalled by the court case.He is well attuned to the situation “Jem said ‘Atticus was showing the jury that tom had nothing to hide’”pg…show more content…
“when he gave us our air rifles wouldnt teach us to shoot…….."I'd rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."pg 90.Atticus give the children shiny new rifles,which is symbolic for him giving them life as their father and many opportunities by the way he conducted himself when they were growing up.The quote also says Atticus will not teach them how to shoot,which is symbolic for he will not tell them how to run their lives but he would tell them not to kill a mockingbird because it is a sin.with this he is telling them not to cross over the boundaries of good and evil.He would rather them run the fine line rather than cross it as he says when he mentions killing bluejays instead of

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