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The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes a reality look at life in the South and 1930s The trial in this book is affected by setting and changes the result of the trial Atticus and how people saw their views of life Atticus Scout and Boo are each affected by a small town attitude along with the trial and everyones reaction to the conviction There are simple and complex ways that setting affects a story Anything from results to rumors is changed by setting The setting affects the conflict character and mood by creating segregation and a small town attitude Segregation in a town can create some problems It can affect key events of every day life In Scouts case it is the trial with Tom Robinson and Bob Ewell Mr Ewell claims that Tom rapes his daughter Although Tom is convicted Scouts father Atticus proves his point in the case showing the Tom does not do anything but Bob does With an all white jury against a black defendant Tom segregation is the only obstacle standing in the way of proving him innocent and so he is guilty Atticus says With people like us-thats our share of the bill We generally get juries we deserve Our stout Maycomb citizens arent interested arent interested in the first place In the second place theyre afraid p221 showing how going against conviction would result in hatred from other people because it isnt right for someone to agree that a black man is innocent This is a conflict that leads to others Now after the trial there is a whole set of different problems dealing with Tom Tom is sent to prison for Bobs actions At the prison an interesting event occurs Guards say that Tom tried to escape and they are forced to fire at him and Tom dies The guards may say that but there is a possibility that it is not true
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