For this reason “it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” (Lee 119). Because they don’t do anything but “sing their hearts out for us” (Lee 119). In this world, there is still some purity, which is what the mockingbirds represent. Although the mockingbird symbolism is a core tool used to share the theme of candidness, it is possible to catch the motif on other occasions. Every time Scout and Jem talk about the Radley Place, or the
In Fahrenheit 451, for example, it is clear the the firemen are those with the most power as shown not only by their job of burning books but by the way other people like Clarisse act around them. The Hunger Games universe is ruled not so much by a president as by a dictator: President Snow. Even the gamemaker in charge of overseeing the Hunger Games, Seneca Crane, does not have power over Snow as proven when he executes the gamemaker with the use of Nightlock after Katniss and Peeta win the Games. Not only that, but also the way the games are run suggest that the tributes are pressured to act a certain way or go a certain direction as shown when the Mutts force Katniss and Peeta to the cornucopia to face off against Cato. Both of these stories clearly have someone in control of the rest of society, and that's another popular aspect of dystopian
The purpose of the Hunger Games is to win for your nation and possibly die doing so, just like the Olympics. As one of the representatives for the US team, Samantha Served the same purpose of Katniss Everdeen. They were both just a pawn in a deadly game for the sole purpose of entertaining their nation. Therefore the Hunger Games and the Olympics have too much in common with each other, making Retrosi’s argument very strong. The luger’s argument is interesting because she got hurt and she linked the Hunger Games and the Olympics together.
For instance, When the Mayor of district 12 begins to tell the history of Panem at the Reaping, Katniss says, “The rules of the Hunger Games are simple. In punishment for the uprising, each of the twelve districts must provide one girl and one boy, called tributes to participate” (Collins 18). The Hunger Games require tributes from each district as a punishment for the uprising that happened in district 13. This punishment by the Capitol is a way to demonstrate to the people that any efforts of revolt against the system in future would result in severe punishments and deaths.Subsequently in the novel, when Katniss questions about the Avox, Haymitch comments, “Someone who commited a crime. They cut her tongue so she can’t speak” (Collins 77).
1984 Book Three Questions 1.) After Parsons was reported for thoughtcrime by his daughter, he felt energetic and was proud of the bold move that his daughter committed. Since the Party have implemented their immoral ideas onto the vast majority of people in Oceania, Parsons “[did not] bear [his daughter] any grudge for it. In fact [he is] proud of her” (233). Parsons has most likely been influenced by the morals of the Party to be feeling a sense of honorability for his daughter who sent him to jail to suffer.
This incident shows the reader that she wants to be taken seriously by her colleagues. It also displays that Hilly deeply treasures her reputation because of her reaction towards the situation. On the other hand, Aunt Alexandra has also shown the reader signs that she values her family’s reputation. In chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Alexandra did not allow Scout to play with Walter Cunningham because of his poor background. She said, “Because-he-is-trash, that’s why you can’t play with him.
In The Hunger Games they get slips and put them in a jar and a special person with pull a girl and a boy from the jar. Whoever is pulled will fight to there death and if they dont died they are the winner. They is two winner no more than two winners.
The Declaration by Gemma Malley is a dystopian novel where the world is too overpopulated because a drug was created that allows people to live forever. Everyone in the world either has to sign a declaration saying they won’t have children or choose not to live forever and have one child. People decide to live forever and have children, these children are blamed for all the wrong in the world. They are used as escape goats in order for the government like figures to maintain authority. In the dystopian story “Faint Heart” by Sarah Rees Brennan, the world has been ravaged by many world wars.
This is extremely important in the book because it shows one of the consequences of the Iranian Revolution: thousands of innocent people died from the war and no one was able to help. The second panel shows Marji and her friends having fun on the party. They are all jumping around and not thinking about what is happening in the real outside world. These two panels are very significant because they describe a situation between the poor and the wealthy children during the war. How enormous are the differences and how they can affect the lives of each individual.
Why is it a Sin to Kill a Mockingbird The mockingbird sings to entertain the listener, it is also a symbol of peace. It is a sin to kill a mockingbird because it doesn't hurt anyone and is innocent. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Miss Maudie said, “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.” (Lee 103).