How does Tom Robinson show morals in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird? I need quotes to prove it thank you very much:D

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Tom Robinson is depicted as a morally-upright, compassionate man, who routinely goes out of his way to help Mayella Ewell complete certain chores and tasks around her house. Calpurnia initially tells Atticus that Tom Robinson is a clean-living man with a positive reputation throughout their community. Although Tom does not say much throughout the novel, the reader learns more about his character in chapter 19. When Tom Robinson takes the witness stand, he demonstrates that he is a morally-upright, generous man by testifying that he routinely helped Mayella complete various household chores whenever she needed his help. In addition to testifying that he routinely helped Mayella, Tom also mentions that he never accepted any monetary compensation for his assistance. Tom then testifies that on the evening of November 21st, he offered to help Mayella bust up a chiffarobe. When Mr. Gilmer asks why Tom routinely helped Mayella without receiving compensation, Tom responds by saying,

"I felt right sorry for her, she seemed to try more’n the rest of ‘em—" (Lee, 201).

Tom's answer not only reveals his honesty but emphasizes his compassionate, generous nature. Tom never expected anything in return for his services and simply helped her out of the kindness of his heart. Tom’s benevolent, sympathetic nature reveals that he has strong, positive morals. Tragically, the jury is offended by Tom's answer and he becomes a victim of racial injustice.

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Tom Robinson shows a strong moral sense by the way he acts toward Mayella Ewell. On the day that he allegedly raped her, he actually entered her house because she was asking him for help. He knew that it was dangerous for him as a black man to be inside a house alone with a white woman, but he wanted to help her.

As Tom is being cross-examined by the prosecutor, he is asked if he was willing to help Mayella without being paid for it. Tom said,

“ Yes, suh. I felt right sorry for her, she seemed to try more’n the rest of ‘em—“

This statement gets Tom into some trouble, as a black person was not supposed to feel sorry for a white person in that time and place. But it does show that Tom was willing to help someone that he felt compassion for. Unfortunately, it ended up costing him his life.

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