To Kill A Mockingbird In To Kill A Mockingbird

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The title of the book is To Kill a Mockingbird. The reason it’s called To Kill a Mockingbird is because Atticus says “It’s a sin to kill a Mockingbird”. A Mockingbird is best described as a bird that doesn’t hurt anyone, does not attempt to hurt anyone, sings for enjoyment, tires to help, and has nothing but innocence.
There are many “Mockingbirds” in the book To Kill a Mockingbird. The two characters that really stood out to me as the Mockingbirds were Atticus Finch and Calpurnia. These two characters throughout the story taught Jem and Scout lessons that would help them later on in life. Atticus was a father figure, and a defense attorney, he was a trustworthy man and kept his word. Calpurnia a mother-like figure was Jem and Scout’s housemaid. She treated the children as if they were her own. She made sure they ate and had nice, and clean clothes to wear whenever school started.
Atticus was definitely a major role model for both his children because he was a well-mannered father. From the beginning of the novel until the end, his kids were trying to make him proud of them. “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand” is just one of the non-violent, influential lessons he told his children. One of the many ideas he tries to make clear
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The “Mockingbird” can be named to a number of people throughout the entire novel. Many connections were made between other different characters with Scout and Jem. The two most noticeable were Atticus and Calpurnia. Atticus made impressions on his kids that would last them a lifetime. Without Atticus and Calpurnia, Jem and Scout would not be the same. Together, these two characters represented the way Scout and Jem were raised. Atticus was, in fact, the key role model in both Scout and Jem’s lives. Even by the author of the book, she admired her father’s ways of teaching childhood
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