To Kill a Mockingbird

to kill a mockingbird

Explain how Tom Robinson was killed. How does Atticus explain Tom's attempted escape?

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Tom tried to run away from prison and was shot in the back. Atticus explains that Tom just panicked. Tom thought there was no way out because racist whites will never side with him. Atticus tries to explain that they had solid grounds for appeal but Tom just lost hope.