Moreover, it serves as a metaphor which in turn serves as a warning for people to judge their own souls, rather than what is seen by the eyes. The three main protagonists in the story, Jem, Dill and Scout are all children. I think the verdict and outcome of Tom Robinson would be drastically different. Atticus decides to act based on his own principles of justice in the end, rather than rely on a legal system that may be fallible. Irony is used also throughout the novel to convey the injustice issue for individuals and society as a whole. Dill Harris shares a very different view of justice then his two best friends.
In early parts of the book, Scout and Jem are focused on revenge. Conner in the courthouse out house. The theme of justice plays a major role in To Kill a Mockingbird. Jack Finch is instrumental in making the young adult Scout, Jean Louise, recognize that although her father is not the perfect saint she remembered from her childhood, he is still a fair man. The difference between justice and the truth is that justice is affected and changed based on the prejudice of society while truth is the unbiased, untainted facts about what actually happened. That institution, gentlemen, is a court.
The abundance of racism in the Southern United States help convict an innocent man based entirely on the colour of his skin. On the other hand, Tom Robinson is a perfect example of injustice. This plot dives into the social issues faced by African-Americans in the south, like Tom Robinson. The issue of social injustice and prejudice are also explored in the documentary, Murder on a Sunday Morning directed by Jean-Xavier de Lestade and the film I am Sam directed by Jessie Nelson. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Instead, he insists that Jem apologize to Mrs. Many innocent characters, or mockingbirds, are subject to the injustice of the prejudice folks of Maycomb County and, consequently, are destroyed. Judgment is the result of the justice system and the punishment should reflect the crime. Judging from his Boo tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and any cats he could catch. Throughout the majority of the novel, Atticus retains his faith in the system, but he ultimately loses in his legal defense of Tom.
Arthur is also a solitary creature, so if the fact that he killed Bob Ewell came into light, he would be in the limelight. Speaking out in a town full of emotionally ignorant and prejudice people is no easy task and Atticus ultimately fails at changing the views of the people of Maycomb. But in the end, justice is served for Tom, only posthumously. His death ensures that he will never receive justice through the legal system. However, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is a prose, written by Harper Lee in the nineteen-sixties in which she illustrates, how racism was acceptable, and injustice was a problem in which everyone faced in the nineteen-thirties. This lesson is especially important when she discovers that the legal system does not always return the morally right verdict. Atticus is convinced that he must instill values of equality in his children, counteracting the racist influence.
In the Tom Robinson trial everyone knows that Tom Robinson is innocent yet the jury decides to ignore the truth and convict him anyways just because of their own bias, a prime example of injustice in a justice system. But Atticus doesn't need anyone to teach him those lessons. Justice, truth and judgment may seem similar but can actually be quite different. Justice is an important theme in To Kill a Mockingbird, in which Scout confronts difficult truths about bias and racism within her community. Walter is a poor white folk, but a hardworking farmer with little money.
If you wanted a fair trial during the To Kill a Mockingbird era then you better make sure you are white. Whether or not Arthur getting away with killing Bob Ewell is justice or not is a debatable one. Lee makes use of several images and allegories throughout the novel to symbolize racial conflict. Throughout the novel we see Harper Lee incorporate the theme of maturity through the development of the Finch children, which would not be possible without their father, Atticus Finch. Finch let the dead bury the dead. Obviously, someone was not being honest.
Let the dead bury the dead, this time Mr. When Uncle Finch hits Scout without even hearing her side of the story he passes judgment without seeking the truth. Men like me and my brother are obsolete and we've got to go, but it's a pity we'll carry with us the meaningful things of this society—there were some good things in it. In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch has a significant influence on Maycomb County and the residents living inside of it. Most of the time, we interact with fair people, other times we socialize with unfair ones.