Gender Role In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peter discovery of the dead bird explains the reason for Mrs.Wright in killing her husband. Once, like the bird Minnie Foster was a bright lady who was always singing and cheerful, however after she married Mr. Wright all of this soon changed. She felt caged and unimportant, hardly communicating with others, she had no freedom anymore. The bird symbolizes Mrs. Wright loss of happiness that she once had. In the play, Mrs. Hale says, “She, come to think of it, was kind of like a bird herself-real sweet and pretty but kind of timid and fluttery.” This shows that the bird represented Minnie Foster because it used to sing beautifully like her. This relates to the theme of gender role because back then, women were known to be inferior
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