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  • End Of The Book A Mockingbird
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    'Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird. ' Lee says that it is a sin to kill a mockingbird because they only make music for people to enjoy, and they do no damage to anything such as other birds do. Lee is right the mockingbird dose nothing wrong, such as the mockingbirds in the book. They never do anything wrong, but they sometimes are misunderstood and considered bad by other people. Boo is one of the mockingbirds in the book. He onl...
  • Slaughter Of A Mockingbird
    392 words
    To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the Mockingbird was used to symbolize those characters who were senselessly harmed by others yet harmless. In this novel, certain individuals were singled out by society simply because they were different than many others. People are of what they are not accustomed to in everyday life. Therefore these certain individuals are viewed as outcasts to society for no certain reason at all, such as skin color. One cha...
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
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    The title of a book usually gives many hints into what the book is essentially about (the theme). However, sometimes the title is a metaphor for many events that will occur throughout the entire book and you have to figure out how the title is related to that event. This is the case in the book, "To Kill a Mockingbird". There were three main instances in which the title illuminates the theme. These events are: when Atticus gives the children their air rifles, the Tom Robinson case, and when Boo ...
  • Lee's Novel To Kill A Mockingbird
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    The movie based on John Grisham's A Time to Kill is a Hollywood ized, modern-day version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Both movies employ many of the same themes and plot elements; but the former movie is one-dimensional and predictable while the latter is innovative and purposeful. The movie version of Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird is considered a classic film, whereas John Grisham's adapted novel is merely another example of the money making efforts of Hollywood. Some of the movies' mor...
  • Movie To Kill A Mockingbird
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    To Kill A Mockingbird Many say that the central theme in the movie To Kill A Mockingbird is southern society and racism, but the central theme is the mockingbird, of which racism is a small part. Atticus Finch, a lawyer and father of two children living in Maycomb, Alabama, says: "they say that to kill a mockingbird is a sin because all the mockingbird does is sing for us all day". The mockingbird symbolizes something or someone who is attacked by society unjustly, and that includes two characte...
  • Tom Robinson
    548 words
    To Kill a Mockingbird The book To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, is a novel written with a certain substance that is lacking in many novels of the 20th Century. Harper Lee was able to write this book, which heavily represents a very robust set of morals, in a way that expresses her opinions, rather than desecrating other people's beliefs. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee introduced her feelings towards the injustice that happens in our justice system, the ways that segregation and discri...
  • Lee's Novel To Kill A Mockingbird
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    The History Behind To Kill A Mockingbird Nelle Harper Lee's novel To Kill A Mockingbird has been considered one of the classic works of American literature. To Kill A Mockingbird is the work ever published by Nelle Harper Lee, and it brought her great fame. However, Nelle Harper Lee has published several other articles in popular magazines. Nelle Harper Lee is not an individual who desires to be in the light and little is known about her personal life. At the time it is believed she is possible ...
  • Your Imagination To Great Places
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    In a poem by Emily Dickenson she implies that there is nothing like reading a book to take your imagination to great places. She states, "There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away". Such an idea that excites the imagination to take us places is expressed in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. In To Kill a Mockingbird there is a great use of symbolism to ignite the human imagination. The title of the book is only mentioned in the story when the father of the protagonist, Atticus Finch...
  • Titles Of Their Works And The Themes
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    Often the title of a piece of literature will have significant implications in terms of the theme of that book. In Arthur Millers The Crucible and Harper Lees To Kill a Mockingbird the title had significant implications on the books theme. By definition a crucible is a trying, or testing situation. When approaching the theme of The Crucible it is painfully obvious that Miller wanted the reader to see a parallel between the title and the theme. The theme being that when the screws are tightened i...
  • Mockingbird As Its State Bird
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    There are many reasons why Harper Lee chose the mockingbird as a part of the title of her book. The mockingbird is found in just about every habitat type in the state. The males' territoriality and constant singing and displaying during the breeding season make them the most noticeable bird in Texas. Often this territoriality takes on the form of early morning singing sessions or diving attacks on either animals or people. They have also been known to imitate other sounds they hear such as rusty...
  • Mockingbird To Scout
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    1.) As the book continues you can see the maturity level of Jem, Scout, and Dill rise. They mature just like other boys and girls do, but the trial of Tom Robinson helped all three of the kids to learn a little more about life. The most important thing that the children learned was that, in life everyone is not treated fair. Their father Atticus showed them that it takes courage and self pride not only to live other but also to live with yourself. They also learn about the injustice and justice ...
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
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    To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel that has received great acclaim, largely due to setting, themes, and accuracy. The setting, themes, and accuracy of the novel seem to fall into place in a great order, which makes this novel receive great acclaim. To Kill a Mockingbird is set in a small town in "fictional" May comb County, Alabama 1933-35. "It was more of collection of short stories than a true novel... yet, there was also life" (Commire, 18). The Characters of To Kill a Mockingbird we also creat...
  • Robinson And Mockingbirds
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    Harper Lee has incorporated the representation of her most meaningful statement in the title of her novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. The many points of discussion which surface in Lee's book would certainly have partially submerged the parallel she created between Tom Robinson and the mockingbird. In any classic novel such as To Kill A Mockingbird, the myriad differences in thinking between readers allow for many different interpretations. The author of such a work, however, must constantly make de...
  • Mysterious Boo Rally
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    To kill a mockingbird by Harper lee the book to kill a mockingbird is about a small country town with many racial problems with a trial on a black man who is accused of raping a white girl the odds are against him and he has no one to defend him except one man who isn't overcome by the racism in the town so he decides to defend the mans life. the man being accused of the crime is tom Robinson and the girl accusing him is may ella e well and the lawyer defending tom Robinson is attic us finch. Th...
  • Kill A Mockingbird
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    Nelle Harper Lee's Philosophy on the Proper Treatment of Human Beings in To Kill A Mockingbird The 1930's were a time in which blacks faced many hardships. It was a time in which the Ku Klux Klan had its peak. However, most importantly, it was the time when Nelle Harper Lee, the writer of To Kill A Mockingbird, was being raised. She was raised in a world where 'niggers'; were the bottom class in one of the most powerful countries in the world. She was also being raised during the Great Depressio...
  • Place Between Scout And Atticus
    417 words
    To Kill a Mockingbird, which takes place in a small town in Alabama, is about life and the lessons everyday people obtained from it. By reading this classic novel, one can learn a lot about things such as kindness, hatred, racism, and humor. It also gave examples of the differences between the many different kinds of people. This novel also describes what it takes to be a better person in life. One quote that stood out in this book was one that was said by Atticus. He said, "You never really und...
  • Boo Radley And Tom Robinson
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    The novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by the American author Harper Lee, is about how society kills innocence with evil. The setting of the book takes place in the 1950's, where racism was a big deal to society. Throughout the novel, Lee uses a mockingbird as a analogy to the characters, which makes the title so convenient to the novel. If we were to view a bird's world, blue jays would be viewed as the bullies. They are loud, territorial, and aggressive. The blue jays represent the prejudice "bulli...
  • White Jury In To Kill A Mockingbird
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    To Compare and Contrast the novel To Kill A Mockingbird with the Visual Text A Time To Kill. By Denise Kara Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird can be easily linked to John Grisham's A Time To Kill. Beside the sixty year gap between the two texts, there are very many comparisons that can be made between the two stories. Set in Canton, Mississippi in the mid-nineties, A Time To Kill is a cynical update of To Kill A Mockingbird, the 1963 film set in the 1930's, May comb, Alabama. Both...

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