To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 19

What does Tom say or do that destroys his chances of winning his case? Why do you think the courtroom reacts in the manner that they do?

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Tom's chance for winning his case is destroyed when he explains that he just tried to help because he felt sorry for her, which stirs up the audience considerably, as it is unacceptable for a black man to feel sorry for a white woman.