To Kill A Mocking Bird Thesis

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“Shoot at all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” was the only time Jem and Scout heard their father, Atticus, tell them it was a sin to do something after he gave them air rifles one Christmas. When Scout asked their neighbor, Miss Maudie, across the street what her father meant, she said “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up peoples 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.”
After Jem was scolded for pointing his gun at Miss Maudie’s rear while bending over to tend to her flowers, Jem, Scout and their friend Dill’s love of mystery and adventure stories took over their natural curiosity and they became fascinated with myths and rumors about the neighborhood legend named, Boo Radley. Their imagination sparked visions of Boo as a tall, ugly monster who eats cats and roams the neighborhood at night. The children make plans to get Boo to come out of his house and the brave one, Jem, accepts a dare from Dill to touch Boo’s house.
As time goes on Boo befriends the children in his own way by leaving presents in the knothole of an oak tree for them, and untangles Jem’s pants he got caught in the fence while running from the Radley’s house and
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The man he is defending is innocent of the charge of rape by a man named Bob Ewell’s daughter. Through testimony at the trial to the jury, the girl simply kissed had a black man. Also, during the trial Atticus shows to the jury that the girl appeared to have been beaten by someone who used their left hand and Tom could not use his left arm at all, the jury still found Tom guilty. Tom was killed later trying to escape but Bob Ewell, wanted revenge against Atticus for making what he thought was a fool of him in
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