Maudie about shooting with their guns. Another is when Tom Robinson died, and the last is when Boo Radley gives the children gifts. To kill a mockingbird is a sin. A mockingbird is a bird that is sole purpose is to make music, and to kill it is like killing the innocent; which is a sin.
it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it. “Your father’s right,” she said. “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy . . . but sing their hearts out for us.
Atticus has taken a court case defending Tom Robinson. The accusation that was thrown at Tom was that he raped a white woman. At this part, Atticus Finch can be seen as a mockingbird because there are people who believe Atticus is doing the right thing and support him. This is similar to a mockingbird because both Atticus and mockingbirds are supported and cherished by some people. Atticus is supported because of he follows moral values than society’s values.
After Radley rescues her, Scout realizes that he is, symbolically, a mockingbird. He is revealed as a friend of the Finches, who, when needed most, appeared and helped them. Atticus’ belief in the letter of the law causes him to advocate for a trial of Jem for the killing Mr. Ewell. However, Jem did not kill him and is innocent.
Mockingbirds are birds that sing for us to enjoy and are considered a sin to kill. Miss Maudie explains to us it is a sin because mockingbirds do not do anything bad but make music for us to enjoy. The mockingbird in To Kill A Mockingbird symbolizes the innocence of a character such as Tom Robinson, Jem Finch, and Boo Radley. Harper Lee uses the repetition of the mockingbird and the corruption of innocence to show innocence being destroyed by the injustice of society. Harper Lee uses Tom Robinson and his trial to show his innocence being destroyed by racial prejudice.
“You can't really get to know a person until you get in their shoes and walk around in them.” (Harper Lee) In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Boo Radley sheds his reputation as a freak and forges a strong friendship with the Finch children. Initially, Boo is seen as an invisible monster by the Finch children largely because of rumors spread around Maycomb County.
Lee uses the mockingbird as a symbol of evoking empathy in the novel. She writes, “I’d rather you shoot a tin can in the backyard, but I know you’ll go after the birds. Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit them, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” (Lee119). Atticus is explaining to Scout to not kill the mockingbird because it’s a sin. Lee evokes empathy by using the mockingbird to symbolize innocence.
Mockingbirds in Maycomb “Mockingbird 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,” stated Miss Maudie. She enjoys mockingbirds and thinks they are nothing but sweet and kind creatures. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes place in Maycomb, Alabama during the great depression.
And he pursues in doing it by keeping them warm. Boo radley, Jem and Scout had an unlikely friendship and the cement tree symbolized that friendship. “Trees dying,m you plug ´em with cement when their sick.” in the story again and again Jem and Scout got bad views about Boo from the start of the story, they had always thought he was a weird, skinny twig who hates going outside. By the cement tree dying it relates because it shows how it's killing their friendship through the story, by plugging that hole, there one way of communication was
In Harper Lee’s coming-of-age story, To Kill A Mockingbird, Tom was in the wrong place at the wrong time and was mistakenly accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Robinson was later to be found guilty of raping Mayella Ewell. He was found guilty because justice isn’t blind. The courtroom is supposed to be a place where religion,
Abbasi 1 Hasan Abbasi Roorda English 1 H Period.6 5 March 2017 The Portrayal of Boo Radley through Figurative Language To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, portrays groups of people rejected from all aspects of society, and their struggles to live a normal life. Boo Radley, a man neglected from society primarily because of his past, is regarded as a social pariah. He is the subject of harassment by the townsfolk, especially by Scout and Jem Finch, the protagonists of the novel.
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.
What is courage? How do you show courage? Is having courage bad or good ? Well courage is when someone has bravery in doing something out of their comfort zone. For example, asking someone on a date needs a lot of courage.
“‘Your father’s right, she said. Mockingbirds don’t do one thing except 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”’ (Lee 119).