To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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I need two important quotes from Chapters 17-25 of To Kill a Mockingbird with analysis (two quotes for each chapter).

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Two important quotes in To Kill A Mockingbird from chapters 17-25 are as follows:

In chapter 21, Scout and Jem are waiting in the courtroom to hear the jury's verdict in the case of Tom Robinson. Although Atticus has told Scout from the beginning that he is waging a losing battle in defending a black man against the charge of raping a white woman, the finality of the jury's verdict chimes like a death knell in the following quote. This makes it clear to Scout and readers that Tom will not experience the miracle of an acquittal:

Judge Taylor was polling the jury: “Guilty… guilty… guilty… guilty…”

In chapter 25 , we learn of the casual way white Maycomb responds to Tom Robinson's death. After two day's they lose interest. Also, rather than try to understand Robinson as an individual, they use stereotypes about blacks they have learned that allow them to dismiss him as just another black criminal "'runnin‘ fit to beat lightnin’" to evade...

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