How Does Bob Ewell Use Racial Prejudice In To Kill A Mockingbird

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“We are making a step-it’s just a baby step, but it’s a step” was raised by Ms Maudie Atkinson in an article a few days ago. I thought this through countless time. Yes, we might be making a step, one that is significant for a better Maycomb County. However as I thought, are we sacrificing too much for this step? As a white living in this County, I can see how visible and evident racial prejudice against the blacks has clouded the minds of many. Bob Ewell is one example of which racial prejudice has taken over his righteous mind. He had accused the innocent Tom Robinson for raping his daughter, Mayella Ewell. During the proceedings of the trial, however, was humiliated by Atticus Finch as he pointed the lies and flaws that lied in his testimony. Just yesterday, he had done another act which is hideous of mankind, taking revenge on Atticus Finch’s children, Jeremy Finch and Jean Louise Finch. Do we really need to sacrifice so much for this step? Tom Robinson who was charged guilty as recently been shot in his attempt to escape from prison and Jeremy Finch was injured with a broken arm as a result of Bob Ewell’s surprise attack. What is comforting might be the news of Bob Ewell’s death as he was pronounced dead by Mr Heck Tate, believed to have fallen on to his knife. However, this just adds on to the death toll brought along by the series of…show more content…
I believe we do not need to experience more of such to learn to live in a fair environment. How much do we need to see of this prejudice before we whites can realize that we have been harming far too many people? As Mr Abraham Lincoln once said “How can anyone who abhors the oppression of Negroes, be in favor of degrading classes of white people?” We have always declared as a nation that all men are created equal, but what we practically read it as is “All men are created equal, except the
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