Analysis Of Tom Robinson In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the book To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus has the quality of integrity that he always tries his best to do everything he thinks it’s just. In the book, Atticus defends Tom Robinson that is against the whole society. Since he says, “Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” Even though Atticus is against the whole society and may not win the case, he still try his best to support the things he thinks they are just and right. People may disagree with Atticus’s actions, but it surely makes sense that Atticus is devoted to fight for inequality between blacks and whites. There is no doubt that it makes sense for Atticus to take a stand to defend Tom Robinson. It’s reasonable for Atticus to defend Tom Robinson because he is a responsible, just, and devoted lawyer. As a lawyer, Atticus should support every …show more content…

They think Atticus should not defend Tom Robinson because he is a black man. It’s traditional that blacks are different from whites in the society. “You 've got everything to lose from this, Atticus. I mean everything”(Page 195). This shows if Atticus helps Tom Robinson, he is against the whole society. He may not win the case, but he may lose everything he has, such as reputation and others’ trust. It is not worth to help blacks. Furthermore, Atticus’s action was cursed by others and let his children be bullied by other children. “Your father’s no better than the niggers and trash he works for”(Page). Atticus really hurts his reputation since he helps Tom Robinson. However, Atticus really has courage and he has different mind. “And in our courts all men are created equal”(Page 272). The most significant mind that Atticus always remember is blacks and whites are equal and they should be treated equally. All people are created equal under the constitution. People can’t always assist whites instead of making the worth and correct

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