The ancient Greeks first developed public speaking. She did something that in our society is unspeakable: She kissed a black man. Similarly, everybody hated Ralph because of his idea to continue to have a signal fire. Racism is seen to be the nature of the people living in Maycomb. Atticus Finch sets a standard of morality that no other character in the book comes close to correspondence. Tone In his speech to the jury, Atticus presents a tone of authority and confidence, yet speaks in a conversational manner.
We generally get the juries we deserve. His use of the device was found throughout the speech and was used in an attempt to break the cycle of racism, a major theme present. Some people are smarter than others, some people have more opportunity because they are born with it, some men have more money than others, and some people are more gifted than others. He hopes that the audience will be caught into a paradox — it is Mayella who broke the rules, Tom, as an obedient black man, was following them obeying the white mistress. But this is a truth that applies to the human race and to no particular race of men. Rhetoric is the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing.
In the novel, Harper Lee uses the three to describe his speech in persuading jurors of the innocence of Tom Robinson from the accusations that he molested Mayella by exploiting his real identity as a believer in god. Actually, we see a brilliant attempt to hijack the social beliefs, using them against themselves. This shows that even the older son refers to his father as Atticus. Dubose's caustic tongue, Miss Stephanie Crawford's catty gossip, and even Walter Cunningham's thinly veiled threat on his life. But a court is only as sound as its jury, and the jury is only as sound as the men who make it up.
He appeals to sin of putting an innocence man to death. This statement is used to remind the jurors of their important duties. In the book, Atticus is made out to be a very mature person and that he has a stable character and able to cope with all unreasonable and the most emotional elements within May comb. That's no ideal to me. Scout says the n-word innocently because she is repeating the n-word from what Calpurnia says. It has relied instead upon the testimony of two witnesses whose evidence has not only been called into serious question on cross examination, but has been flatly contradicted by the defendant.
But remember this, he'll always do it by the letter and by the spirit of the law. Atticus answers her question, he also shows his attitude to it so clearly and so encouraged that I hardly can think about the best way. Walking south, one faced its porch; the sidewalk turned and rand beside the lot. Dubose, Atticus and Jean Louise Scout , each display an act of bravery that are all different in their own way. He is known for being dedicated to truth and justice, and he lives his life by doing what he believes is right. However, it is viewed from the book that some challenges have been encountered; for example, the use of the rape case was used as immoral.
An institution that makes a pauper the equal of a Rockefeller, the ignorant man the equal of any president, and the stupid man the equal of Einstein. The whites take revenge at each other to show that they wanted to take center stage and convict Tom because he is a black person, not thinking that he is not guilty Lee 131. Actually, we see a brilliant attempt to hijack the social beliefs, using them against themselves. She tempted a Negro No code mattered but it came crashing down on her Her father saw it What did her father do? In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, an idea that was worth learning about was bravery. He knows before he begins that he's going to lose this case, but that doesn't stop him from giving Tom the strongest defense he possibly can.
Men like me and my brother are obsolete and we've got to go, but it's a pity we'll carry with us the meaningful things of this society—there were some good things in it. So immediately after the example of racism the siblings see the restoration of justice. She learns to hold her tongue somewhat and learns to explain things without being as rude. We should study spoken language as it is truly unique and we can see the effect and beauty of spoken language in works of great orators and writers. He doesn't retaliate when Bob Ewell spits in his face because he understands that he has wounded Ewell's pride — the only real possession this man has.
Not only are the colored people criticized by the whites but also the Radleys who are themselves part of the white society. One particular character which very strongly shows personal courage in the face of challenges is Atticus Finch. You turned and tackled no less than your own tin god. Soon both Scout and her brother Jem experience racism themselves. Before he learned that court is a place where the blind Justice reigns, where nothing matters: neither color of the skin, nor social status. Scout experiences that hatred and biased will sully her knowledge of human goodness.