After the killers told mAcbeth that they had killed Banquo, he states,¨'Tis better thee without than he within. Is he dispatched?¨ (III.iv.15). This quote reveals that he was cruel because we see Banquo as an honorable man and even Macbeth's best friend. The fact that Macbeth had Banquo killed just because he was suspicious tells the reader that Macbeth Is cruel.
They have no interest in harming anyone or anything and only want to affect people in a positive manner. This book contains numerous people who can be referred to as mockingbirds, but two in particular stood out the greatest to me, Boo Radley and Tom Robinson. Boo Radley is an innocent man who always stays in the privacy of his home. As a child, he was confined in his house by his brother and father due to a mishap with the law. Consequently, Boo has become a reclusive man who now chooses to live secluded from the rest of society.
Atticus has a very strong argument that Tom Robinson was innocent and that he was actually a good person on the inside who would never hurt a fly. My other text I will be covering is the nest as there is a character in it named Paul and his friend Jimmy wants to go on a hike with Paul but Jimmy’s parents don’t want him to go on the hike as there is many bad rumors about him considering the fact that he was sent to reform school for doing one bad
Children have absolutely nothing to worry about since they are just kids there are naturally innocent. Once they see the cruel and unreasonable world, they learn about sympathy and lose their innocence. In “To kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, sympathy is a significant example Scout and Jem learn about sympathy at the same time losing their innocence. Throughout the novel, Jem learns to be sympathetic to others such as when he realizes that Boo Radley has problems.
In To Kill a Mockingbird prejudice in Maycomb is terrible. There are two major people in To Kill A Mockingbird that are prejudged severely. Boo Radley and Tom Robinson are the two main people who are prejudged. There is also one other man who prejudged, Atticus Finch. All three of these men are mockingbirds.
The second quality that makes Johnny a hero is his empathy towards others and his actions. At the beginning of the novel, Johnny was known as the "lost puppy. " He was never one to think the best of himself, he was humble and shy. Johnny was abused as a child and into his teens.
One response, from the newspaper writer/editor, Mr. Underwood, highlights what some of the few progressive residents stand for, all with some underlying symbolism. “He likened Tom’s death to the senseless slaughter of songbirds by hunters and children” (Lee 323). In this quote readers see how Lee uses a very minor character, who is white, to represent the feelings of some of Maycomb’s residents. Additionally, this is relevant to the theme because few people would be surprised if Tom Robinson’s death wasn’t even mentioned, and yet Mr. Underwood subjects his readers to a most poetic interpretation of Tom Robinson’s death, which he believes shouldn’t have happened. Additionally, one can assume that Mr. Underwood likens Tom’s death to the death of a mockingbird (a songbird) as it is stated earlier in the book, by Ms. Maudie, that “ …’they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us.
Curley decreed that if Lennie was found to shoot him in the stomach and let his guts spill out. This would make his death long and painful. George couldn’t bear to watch Lennie being tortured by the workers like this so he pulled out Carlson’s Luger and placed a bullet into his head, ending his life in the quickest way possible. All in all, George’s decision to kill Lennie was justified by the fact that George was Lennie’s keeper, there was no possible way to save Lennie, and he didn’t want Lennie’s death to be slow and
Despite whatever hesitations he may have had, he followed through with his plan to end his life. The guilt of committing this murder sets in for Macbeth almost immediately. When asked to return to the scene of the crime with Lady Macbeth, Macbeth says “I’ll go no more: I am afraid to think what I have done; Look on’t again I dare not” (II, ii, 65-67). From the time Macbeth commits this first murder, despite the guilt that he had felt, the amount of his vicious acts quickly escalate. Macbeth’s first crime consisted of killing both the king and his guards.
“Johnny! I nearly screamed. What are we going to do? They put you in an electric chair for killing people!!” In that sentence Johnny had just killed Bob and and he hadn 't thought about going into that electric chair he just saw that Bob and the Socs were drowning ponyboy and did what his heart told him to do.
To Kill a Mockingbird Responses Explain the concept and significance of the title To Kill a Mockingbird, and then explain who are the two “mockingbirds” in the novel. Finally, describe at least one modern day “mockingbird” in today’s world. The significance of the title To Kill a Mockingbird is the innocence that exist in the world. In the book Atticus said “ it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” and the kids asked Miss Maudie about it and she said “ your father’s right. Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy.(page 90)”
Remember the days spent dancing with imaginary friends, tea parties with stuffed animals who could talk, then going to bed with the boogie man under the bed? The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is about Jem and Scouts journey through their youth as they work to deal with tough subjects such as rape, racism, and the realization that the world is not how they once viewed it. Throughout the story, Lee demonstrates the loss of childhood innocence, which shows that one's true perspective of the world is obtained through maturity. To begin with, all children experience innocence in their youth, but as they grow up, their understanding of the real world betters.