Why Is Tom Robinson A Sin To Kill A Mockingbird

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Ever heard that it is a sin to kill a mockingbird? The book “To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee” isn’t about killing mockingbird, but about this little girl named Scout. She learns a lot about the world in a few years in her hometown of “Maycomb Alabama”. There are many ways that title symbols the book. One is a man named “Tom Robinson” and what caused him to become a victim of racism. Another characters are “Jem and Scout” while walking home from the pageant. The last one is a man name “Boo Radley” at the end of the novel. These will show how the book symbolize, that it is a sin to kill a mockingbird. A man named “Tom Robinson” is a symbol of being a sin to kill a mockingbird. He was convicted of rape, and assault. He was black, and the jury was white. A trail for a black man is ten times worst than a trail than a white man. It can be seen when Tom Robinson said that the woman try to have her way with him, and he tried to get away and didn’t harm her. The jury didn’t have that, at the end they still voted guilty. So an innocent man was punished for something he didn’t do. He also tried to escape prison, but got shooted while doing it. Which lead to his death. So they killed this bird for being a different color, so that’s how it “Tom Robinson” was a symbol of being a …show more content…

They are kids, that somewhat understand what is happening, but not so much. When they were coming from the October Halloween pageant. They were being followed, the man following them was Bob Ewell. Everyone in “Maycomb” knew his family and hated his family. Jem and Scout ran from him, but was attacked by Mr. Ewell. Jem wasn’t so lucky and got knocked out, but both were lucky to get saved. This lead to Mr. Ewell accidently falling on his knife, which killed him. This symbolize “killing a mockingbird is a sin” that Mr. Ewell was somewhat a nice man, until he decided to do the wrong choices, which lead to his

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