To Kill A Mockingbird Innocence Quotes

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The mockingbird is a symbol of innocence because they don’t harm or bother anyone. So why is the title of Harper Lee’s book To Kill a Mockingbird? It means to kill innocence. But what in this novel is innocent? Some of the characters are like Dill, Scout, and Boo Radley. All three of these characters “mockingbirds” because of their innocence.
Dill is a “mockingbird” in To Kill a Mockingbird because of his innocence. He also doesn’t bother anyone so his is a “mockingbird” in that way to. His family members just pass him around from member to member and give him money to try to make him happy. This causes Dill to be very naïve. Harper Lee shows this when she makes him tell scout that he is going to marry her. I believe that he says this because Scout is the only person who hasn’t just passed him off to someone else. …show more content…

First of all she is a child and all children are innocent. Also she is very naïve like Dill. “Don’t say anything about it yet, but we’re gonna get married as soon as we’re big enough. He asked me last summer” (Lee 109). This quote from chapter nine of To Kill a Mockingbird shows that Scout thinks that she and Dill will get married when their older, proving that she is very naïve. Even though Scout bothers many people she is still innocent and naïve making her one of the “mockingbirds” in To Kill a

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