How To Kill A Mockingbird

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“To Kill a MockingBird” means to kill a innocent person who has done nothing wrong to other people, killing something that is innocent, hurting the harmless, and killing something that only brings positivity. To Kill a Mockingbird is set in the south during the 1930’s where people are prejudiced against blacks for their color. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Tom Robinson and Atticus represent metamorphic mockingbirds through how society views them and how they act. It is what Atticus says to Scout that makes him a metaphoric mockingbird. “Atticus says, I’d rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you’ll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” (Lee 119). The quote means that Atticus would want the children to shoot any other bird except for the mockingbird because this type of bird does nothing to…show more content…
Since the beginning the LGBT community have been mistreated just because of their sexual orientation, just for being different. They are ridiculed without others thinking twice of harming them. They represent the concept of a mockingbird in how they present themselves to society like during the Pride Parade. Even when there are protestors during their parade all they do is show love and affection to them, even if they hate them they just want to bring positivity to others, ignoring the hate, spreading love and happiness all around them wherever they go. To summarize, Tom Robinson and Atticus Finch represents metaphoric mockingbirds by what they did with Tom being innocent and only bringing positivity to people less fortunate than himself and dying without nobody understanding him, and Atticus represents that people should think twice before shooting something that only brings positivity to this
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