To Kill A Mockingbird To Kill A Mockingbird Injustice is a problem that everyone faces. Nobody likes to suffer from injustice; yet, it is done to other people constantly. In the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, there are three characters that suffer great injustice. Their names are Atticus, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. Atticus, a very smart man, suffers from being white and taking a Negro case. He was constantly persecuted for his decision, which made him work even harder at winning the case.
Even though his family was teased and ridiculed, he stuck with his choice and worked as hard as he could to ignore the threats and harassment. He did very well to ignore all the abuse and was greatly respected after the trial was over. Another man, Tom Robinson, was charged with a crime he didnt commit. His side of the story wasnt believed because he was black, which shows the biggest injustice of all time. Throughout the whole trial, he did not retaliate against the white people, he did not even get mad because he was falsely accused; he just showed the level of respect that everyone deserves.
He handled the injustice with a manner the whites didnt deserve at all. Boo Radley suffered a lot of injustice as well. Many accusations were made about him even though they were untrue. Just because he didnt leave his house, people began to think something was wrong. Boo was misunderstood and shouldnt have suffered the injustices he did. Boo didnt even get a chance to deal with it, he didnt even know what was being done to him.
Injustice is a very big problem, especially in the time period of this novel. People were looked at and treated differently just for being a different color, or defending someone of the other color. The worst part is that everyone else either puts up with it or turns their head. Atticus, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley suffered when there was absolutely no reason for them to. To Kill A Mockingbird illustrated one of the worst crimes people can commit against each other. Injustice.