To Kill A Mockingbird Innocence Quotes

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“You’re just a girl.” This quote speaks volumes to my work topic. Many events in this novel had standout innocent moments for 3 characters. When Scout was hearing noises and thought it was Boo. When Jem cries because Tom was convicted of rape. Lastly, when Tom was killed and people were commenting on his death. Harper Lee symbolizes innocence as something monumental in this novel. Innocence is a big part of daily life throughout To Kill A Mockingbird. Scout was spooked throughout TKAM. The children in Maycomb never really saw Arthur “Boo” Radley. Only spoke and listened of him, with rumors being passed down brothers and sisters. One night Scout, Dill, and Jem decided to pay a visit to the Radley house and they went into the yard. Snuck up to the house, and heard a sensation of laughing. The children were terrified, especially Scout because she didn't want to go i the first place. “Every night sound i heard from my cot on the back porch was magnified three-fold; every scratch of feet on gravel was Boo Radley seeking revenge, every passing Negro laughing in the night was Boo Radley loose and after us; insects splashing against the screen were Boo…show more content…
He was a young adult growing up in the 1930’s in the South. He was an a kindhearted person who would never physically hurt anyone of anything, who took his life after being ‘proven’ guilty because he didn't belong in prison. “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. thats why its a sin to kill a mockingbird.” (94) Tom sang his heart out by helping anyone when he had a chance. Being a young black man in the society of the 30’s he just did what he could to be seen as a ‘good black’. Unfortunately he got shot in prison by running and trying to escape over the prison wall, which took his
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