To Kill A Mockingbird Rumors

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Jay Asher, the author of the novel Thirteen Reasons Why, once said, “You can hear rumors. But you can’t know them.” Listening to a popular rumor can often force people to believe it is true. Not everything people say is true if nobody can provide proof. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, folks in the town make rumors that get out of hand. Many of these rumors and popular opinions change throughout the novel. However, just because the rumors are well known does not always make them right because everyone has an own opinion. Tom Robinson has a hard time gaining respect from the jury during the trial against Mayella Ewell. Tom is accused of raping Mayella however, Mayella has no proof of Tom harassing her. Every time one of the
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