when atticus says seems only kids weep what does he mean?
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what does attitcus mean when he says it seems that only children weep
By this, he's referring to the way the jury convicted Tom Robinson even against the good evidence they'd collected. Basically, it amounted to the fact that the jury was willing to believe a dishonest, trashy white man over a black man, simply because Tom Robinson was black. Atticus is saying that when such terrible acts of racism happen, it seems that children like Jem are the only people who care.
Source(s): the book and my brain
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