To Kill A Mockingbird Reoccurring Theme Essay

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In the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee there is a reoccurring theme that repeats itself many times. Atticus tells his children, "...it is a sin to kill a mockingbird." This is the reoccurring theme because there are many different characters that can connect with the metaphor. There are many characters throughout the book that can be classified as the mockingbird, but only three main character have a perfect fit. Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Tom Robinson are all portrayed as the mockingbird for many reasons that are all different to each other.

Atticus Finch is considered a mockingbird because he does not show any type of prejudice. An example of this is when Atticus takes on Tom Robinson's alleged rape court case. This shows a lot of courage and attitudes of a mockingbird because he knows that the case is going to be very hard because it is a white man's word against a black mans. Even though Atticus does not win the court case, which he should have because all the evidence was showing that Tom Robinson did not rape Mayella Ewell, but rather she was lying about it to cover up her abusive father, Atticus reassures Tom that he will
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Atticus tells his children, "...it is a sin to kill a mockingbird." This is the reoccurring theme because there are many different characters that can connect with the metaphor. There are many characters throughout the book that can be classified as the mockingbird, but only three main character have a perfect fit. Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Tom Robinson are all portrayed as the mockingbird for many reasons that are all different to each other. Not only are the mockingbird good people to be considered a mockingbird, but people who are very courageous and willing to risk their life for other people are the main reasons they are classified as
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