To Kill a Mockingbird Persuasive Essay
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, all of the evidence we have heard has come to a decision to ruin this Negro’s life for something he has not done. He is being separated from his family just because someone cannot speak up and say what truly happened. Can you, the jury, not see that the evidence given by Mr. Ewell, Ms. Mayella, and Mr. Heck Tate clearly does not match with Mr. Tom Robinson’s testimony? The accusations that have been made towards him are not possible, and they could not have been done by a person who only has the use of his right hand. I truly believe Ms. Mayella is a victim of poverty and ignorance. But my defendant is not guilty but someone in this courtroom is, and what they are doing to this Negro is inhumane. People, what kind of society do we live in? Where racism is being brought. Racism is a thing where people hate and despise a person different from them. Don’t let your prejudice ways get in the way of doing what is right. Why can’t you, the jury, open your eyes to reality and realize that Mr. Tom Robinson does not have the ability to hurt Ms.Mayella, he is physically incapable of such thing. He only has the use of his right hand. His left hand does not have the strength to do so. The damage done to Ms. Mayella was done by a person who has excellent use of both hands but specially the left hand who in this case, is not Mr. Tom Robinson. Mr. Hectate testifies that Ms. Mayella had a black eye on her right eye which would make no sense if it was done by a right handed person. The marks all around her neck show that the person had very strong use of both hands, how could he have done such damage to her with one hand this all makes no sense. What is it going to make you the jury, and everyone realize this Negro has done no harm to Ms. Mayella. Have you wondered why Mr.Ewell hasn’t taken Ms.Mayella to get checked on her injuries? That raises a lot of suspicion about Ms. Mayellas injuries and...
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