By juxtaposing these two characters, Lee proves that justice and compassion reach beyond the boundary of color and human prejudices. The novel's title is a metaphor for both men, each of whom is a mockingbird. In this case however, one mockingbird is shot, the other is forced to kill.
The two major ones are the injustice that is handed over to Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. When Atticus takes the case to represent Tom, we see how the people of the town show the injustice. Tom Robinson was a black man accused of raping a white woman. During this time in Maycomb, black people were looked down upon and never trusted.
There are several cases of injustice in To Kill a Mockingbird. Most of the people in Maycomb believed that Tom was guilty, although the evidence proved he was completely innocent. Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed.
Like the mockingbirds Atticus tells Jem not to shoot, both Boo and Tom are gentle and harmless. They do not hurt or destroy. In their own ways, both men bring goodness and joy into the lives of. A theme in TKAM that is highlighted by the characters of Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. The justice system is built on the idea that justice is blind to demographic factors, it is only to see the facts and the conclusion they come to. To Kill a Mockingbird: a book that still raises questions about 'good' justice actions of Atticus and the sheriff in protecting Boo Radley, and that of the jurors in the Tom Robinson .
The quote above shows injustice towards Tom Robinson because he was a black man. Atticus, Jem and Scout all knew that there was no way Tom would found innocent. Atticus knew about the injustice towards Tom, but he was powerless to stop it. Boo Radley on the other hand, faces injustice because no one really knew him.
The people of Maycomb all made up stories about what Boo really was. Inside the house lived a malevolent phantom. People said he existed, but Jem and I never seen him. People said he went off at night when the moon was down, and peeped in windows. Any stealthy small crimes committed in Maycomb were his work.
Once the town was terrorized by a series if morbid nocturnal events: As you read the book, you learn just how wrong the people of Maycomb are about both Tom and Boo.
Tom was served injustice just because he was a black man and a white woman accused him of something. Had he been a white man, he never would have gone to trial.
Tom loses his life because of this injustice. The injustice towards Boo is another case of people judging someone before getting to know them. Had it not been for Boo, Atticus would have lost his children.
Jem and Scout learn valuable lessons about injustice.They are Atticus, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. Atticus, is a man of great wisdom, he suffers from the fact that he had committed to taking on a difficult Negro case.
He was constantly persecuted for this decision, which made him work even harder at winning the case.4/4(1). To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in in allusions to both Boo Radley and Tom Robinson, states about a character who was misunderstood, "when they finally saw him, why he hadn't done any of those things Atticus, he was real nice," to which he responds, "Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.
Examples of injustice can be found throughout To Kill a Mockingbird. In Chapter 1, we learn about the abuse that Boo Radley has suffered, beginning with his father's decision to confine Boo within. Boo Radley and Tom Robinson share many similarities in spite of fact that one man is white and the other black.
By juxtaposing these two characters, Lee proves that justice and compassion reach beyond the boundary of color and human prejudices.
The central issue in the play by Christopher Sergel, which is based on the text by Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, is that of injustice, especially as it is connected to intolerance.
This was the result when Tom Robinson, Boo Radley, The Cunninghams, and Mayella Ewell were the recipients of some sort of injustice. This information can bring to the conclusion that no matter what form it comes in, injustice always harms the innocent mentally, economically, or physically.3/5(1).