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Throughout the whole novel you will find themes of prejudice and guilt-innocence involving Tom Robinson. Tom Robinson is guilty of living in a prejudice society and even though he tries to escape from prison the novel states that prejudice will overcome with hope. In To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee reveals the destructive nature of racism and discrimination. The Ewell’s are such a racist family because they falsely accused Tom Robinson of raping Mayella Ewell. We are first introduced to the Ewell’s on Scout’s first day of school when Burris Ewell shocked his teacher Miss.
The people sends an innocent man to jail because of the color of the skin. There is hate and fear for the members of the jury during the case of Tom Robinson. Atticus tells his children (Scout and Jem) that any white man who takes an advantage of a black man’s ignorance is “trash” (Telgen 292). In To Kill a Mockingbird, Ewell is a man who lives in a shake on the outskirts of town, unable to provide for his family. He blames African Americans for his own problems.
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