To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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What are three examples of each—injustice, evil, and hypocrisy—in To Kill a Mockingbird?

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Injustice:

  1. Tom Robinson becomes a victim of racial injustice after he is wrongly convicted of assaulting and raping Mayella Ewell simply because he is a black man.
  2. Scout gets into trouble during her family's Christmas gathering when she punches Francis in the mouth for calling her father a "nigger-lover." Scout had every right to hit her cousin but was unjustly punished by her Uncle Jack before he knew the full story.
  3. Dolphus Raymond has a negative reputation throughout town and is viewed with contempt by his racist community members because he associates with black people. Dolphus lives as an outcast in his community, which makes him a victim of injustice.

Evil:

  1. Bob Ewell's threatening Helen Robinson and attempting to murder Jem and Scout are prominent examples of evil. Bob Ewell attacking the innocent Finch children following the Halloween festival is arguably the most heinous crime in the novel.
  2. Mayella and Bob's false testimonies during the Tom Robinson trial, which result in Tom's wrongful...

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