Snow Symbolism In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Symbols in To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee utilizes a snowman to embody race equality in To Kill a Mockingbird. Lee writes, “Jem scooped up some snow and began plastering it on. He permitted me to cover only the back, saving the public parts for himself. Gradually Mr. Avery turned white” (Lee88-91). This quote shows how Jem and Scout plaster the snow onto the dirt. The dirt is a representation of the black race and the snow being the white race. The dirt is covered by the snow, which is parallel to the oppression of the black race by the white people. Later, a fire occurs and the snowman melts into one heap: “…you’ve got a job of your own over there. She pointed to our yard. You mean the morphodite? I asked. Shoot, we can rake him up in a
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