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Write about 'the simple hell people give other people' in the classic novel, set in the 1930's by Harper lee, 'To Kill A Mocking Bird'.

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Write about 'the simple hell people give other people' The classic novel, set in the 1930's by Harper lee, 'To Kill A Mocking Bird' exemplifies the pleasantness of isolation from humanity because of the nastiness of the human race. The stubborn, prejudice views of the Maycomb citizens' towards the Negro population and inhabitants who do not abide by normal, behavioral standards, defined by society induces the reality that being different means being psychologically tortured and speculated by those who consider themselves normal. Being different is described as a curse, and the effect this curse has on individual citizens in Maycomb County is horrendously heartbreaking. Harper Lee addresses her depiction of prejudice not only through the case of Tom Robinson, but also through Boo Radly, tomboy Scout, 'alcoholic' Adolphus Raymond and the various classes. Thus, Harper Lee addresses racial discrimination and the prejudice endured by those who dare to be different to convey 'the simple hell people give other people'. The novel begins by focusing on Boo Radly, a victim of prejudice. Although Boo 'was heard from and seen by several people', Scout and Jem never seen Boo mainly due to his domineering father's response to Boo's profane charges on 'disorderly conduct', 'disturbing the peace', and 'assault and battery'. ...read more.

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The murder of Mr. Ewell, in expense of Scout and Jem's life by the ironically heroic Boo Radly could also jeopardize Boo's isolation and privacy from society. By violating his privacy, Scout concluded that it would be 'sort of like shootin� a mockingbird'. Thereofore, it would be a sin because he would be the subject of intense gossip and be center of attention. Boo prefers to have his doors always shut as it is safe and he is not exposed to the cruelty of the human race. Overall Boo's innocence was destroyed by all that was evil; the majority of the citizens of Maycomb County. 'Boo' is blamed for unexplained events and "Any stealthy small crimes committed in Maycomb were his work." Although Boo induces people to create stories about him because of the his desire to maintain an aura of secrecy and mystery by means of hiding behind closed doors, the adult citizens of Maycomb have absolutely no right to discriminate against Boo. He is a mockingbird, as it is a sin to harm him, as he has done no wrong. Instead, he displays a great sum of kindness to Atticus's children, even saving their lives. ...read more.

Conclusion

These issues have no relevance to the trial, yet they are apparent reasons to the causation of his guiltiness. Overall, it is a sin to state that Tom Robinson is guilty for the rape of Mayella Ewell, as he done no wrong. On the contrary, he displays a great sum of kindness to Mayella's situation and 'feels sorry' for her. Her noticeable need for help is the reason to his presence in the home of Mayella, hence is the reason to the accusation of rape. If there is no medical evidence to verify that a rape took place, why did Judge accept the request to take this case to court? How did the Jury determine Robinson's guiltiness on the basis of two white witnesses against a black man? Thus, Tom Robinson's future is dependent on the unjust people of Maycomb. Those people killed him and imposed hell and misery on his poor soul. Hence proving the theory that humans are cruel. The children accused Boo Radly of being wicked, mainly basing their accusation on their imagination and the suspicions of other people. This unfair interpretation on Boo is unjust, thus further supporting the underlying actuality that humans are brutal. But there are always exceptions to the trend in cruelty amongst human inhabitants. Dolphus Raymond has yet to discover human kindness amongst white people. ...read more.

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