Social Inequality: to Eliminate a Mockingbird
Alexis Shuey Mrs. Grunthaner PD. 4 Pre-AP English 5/19/13 The book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Lee viewed herself as the little girl called Scout. Scout’s life was really different from how a young girl’s life would be today. To Kill a Mockingbird shows people’s habits and society throughout Harper Lee’s youth in numerous methods. Jem and Scout were walking home from a Halloween celebration that took place at their schoolhouse. In the pitch black of the night, Cecil frightened the 2 while they were walking in front of the Radley’s home.
As Cecil reached his home, and Jem and Scout continued toward their own, something attacked them. It was a person, who had actually intended to eliminate. After hearing the screams, Boo Radley lacked your home with the only defense he could discover, a kitchen area knife, and stabbed the person who had been attempting to damage the two kids. After reaching home, Jem injured, and Scout frightened to death, they had actually gotten the news that Bob Ewell had been the one attempting to assault them, and he was found dead, with a knife in his chest.
This scene connects to the style manners and respectful society because it shows that the society is not extremely safe all the time as many people believe. It can really be really harmful. Heck Tate stated that Bob Ewell had actually fallen on his knife and killed himself to remain as far away from drama as possible, when Atticus believed that Jem had actually killed him. Deep down, Jem and Scout each understood that neither of them had actually done anything to Bob Ewell. However Boo, who had actually decided to come out of his home to discuss the death, definitely had something to do with it.
Bob Ewell was all set to attack the two kids just to eliminate his issues. He knew that if the kids were gone, Atticus would be too and then he could live his life with no risks to him and to his household. Bob Ewell is the meaning of white trash. He can do anything he desires, because he understands that absolutely nobody will care. He ‘traps out of season’ due to the fact that everyone knows that if he does not, he and his household will starve to death. Of course nobody believes it’s reasonable, but they can’t do anything about it due to the fact that they understand that nothing will be done.
Bob and his household are really revolting individuals. They reside in the ghetto, surrounded by black families in which they don’t fit in. And they are white trash, which means they do not fit in with the whites either. At the court trial between Robinson and Ewell, the Ewell’s lied indefinitely. Mayella lied about Tom forcing himself onto her in spite of keeping her sexually violent dad safe. To Eliminate a Mockingbird includes a lot of manners and respectful society, even though it’s not all actually courteous.
Although the town of Maycomb has a great deal of really different individuals, a few of them would simply constantly be the exact same in lots of ways. A great deal of individuals from Harper Lee’s childhood relate a fair bit to how individuals act nowadays. Even bigotry still walks around, although it allegedly ended 60 years back. Walking around in town today may not be as bad as you believe, however things can happen really all of a sudden. You just need to be careful about who’s out to get you.