Examples Of Alliteration In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Alliteration- the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. “...Miss Rachel’s cook’s son" ( To Kill a Mockingbird 100). I think that Lee put this in, to show that Scout did not want to go to school at all. Personification- Giving human characteristics to nonhuman objects. “She hurt my feelings and set my teeth permanently on edge” (To Kill a Mockingbird 108). I feel that Harper Lee put this in there because she wanted to show that scout was nervous after hearing what Aunt Alexandra said.
Simile- a comparison between two things using like or as. “Say nothing, and as sure as eggs he will become curious and emerge” (To Kill a Mockingbird 110). Harper Lee put this in to show being silent will cause someone to question you.
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“Uncle Jack was a prince of fellow not to let me down” (To Kill a Mockingbird 117). She put this into her book to show that Scout still thinks highly of Uncle Jack. Symbolism- Use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” (To Kill a Mockingbird 119). Lee put this into the book because she wanted the Mockingbird to represent
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