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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...
  • Tom Robinson And Atticus Finch
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    Schools tend to have cliques, small groups of narrow-minded people who criticize others. These teens in cliques parallel adults in today's society. They prey on those who believe in different things, come from different backgrounds, and have different morals and values. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, three characters, Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and Atticus Finch, all resemble mockingbirds, in that people persecute them for no reason. The people of Maycomb County victimize the innocent Bo...
  • Boo Radley Stabs Mr Ewell
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    To Kill A Mockingbird Summary To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Alabama, the story is narrated by the main character, a little girl named Scout Finch. Her father, Atticus Finch, is a lawyer with moral beliefs. Scout and her brother, Jem, and their friend Dill are intrigued and curious by the local rumors about a man named Boo Radley who lives in their neighborhood but never sets foot out his house. Rumor has it that he once stabbed his father in the leg with a pair of scissors, then he is mad...
  • Two Characters Boo And Tom
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    Prejudice Prejudice is defined as an 'opinion formed without taking the time and care to judge fairly'. In the novel 'To kill a mocking bird' there are several themes present like growing up, bravery and prejudice, but the main theme in this book is prejudice. Prejudice was a common problem during the early quarter of the twentieth century. In the novel 'to kill a mocking bird, this problem is evident in may comb, the fictional town of alabama in southern america. In the book its not just a case...
  • Atticus Finch And Boo Radley
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    Prejudism in To Kill A Mockingbird MR. Teacher English Course Code Savior July 12, 2000 Prejudism in the 1930's, down in the Southern United States, was not good. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, we see many instances of prejudism against certain groups of characters. Tom Robinson, a Negro, has been discriminated due to his skin color. Scouts father, Atticus Finch, is also being prejudiced because he is defending a Negro. Prejudism is also seen with Boo Radley, a. k. a. Arthur R...
  • Atticus Finch And Tom Robinson
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    Prejudice is a common problem during the early quarter of the twentieth century. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird this problem is evident in Maycomb. Boo Radley, Atticus Finch and Tom Robinson are all victims of prejudice, and all three characters are plagued by this. It affects them all differently; crippling them and disabling them from acting as they wish. In the novel, Boo Radley is a victim of prejudice. Boo Radley is not accepted nor does he fit into Maycomb society because he is differe...
  • 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 ...
  • Bigoted And Hypocritical People Of Maycomb
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: Prejudice Is Part of Our Inherent Nature Why did Atticus defend a nigger? What was the point of being the advocate for a black man? It doesn't matter if their guilty or innocent, you can ceaselessly and effortlessly convict the animals for their colour vice. You can even turn a blind eye to the obvious truth. And so did the "people", the white, narrow-minded, bigoted and hypocritical people of Maycomb. The justification for why Atticus broke from the norm, and acted unlike...
  • 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 And Mayella Ewell
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    In society, people are symbolized as mockingbirds because of their differences. The mockingbird is an animal that only sings for us and to harm such a creature would be a sin. The mockingbird can represent people where they are harmed for doing nothing wrong. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a work of fiction which displays intolerance of differences. The book displays prejudice and intolerance in different ways to various people. This leads to them being symbolized as mockingbirds or inno...
  • Lives Of Tom And Boo
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    Maycomb's Twins Certain uncanny resemblance's between Tom Robinson and Boo Radley's lives exist in Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. In this novel, Boo Radley and Tom Robinson both symbolize the mockingbird. A mockingbird is a harmless bird that makes the world more pleasant with it's song. Both Boo and Tom were peaceful people who never did any harm. The first parallel in the lives of Tom and Boo focuses on their property. Tom lives in the 'nigger nest'; (175) near Mr. Ewell but outside of th...
  • Symbol For Boo Radley And Tom Robinson
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    Prejudice is arguably the most prominent theme of the novel. It is directed towards groups and individuals in the Maycomb community. Prejudice is linked with ideas of fear superstition and injustice. Racial prejudice consumed the mob (pg 166), which wished to prevent Tom even gaining a court hearing, the most basic form of justice. This is probably the fiercest form of prejudice in the novel. The abolition of slavery after the civil war gave blacks the same legal position as many whites in Ameri...
  • Symbol Of The Mocking Bird
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    2. "What is the significance of the title of the novel" "I'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the backyard, but I know you " ll go after the birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mocking bird". Atticus Finch recites these lines to his two children, Jem and Scout after he gives them air-rifles for Christmas. Scout is curious, as this is the first time that she has ever heard her father refer to anything as a sin, Scout asks Miss Maude what At...
  • 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...
  • Example Of Social Prejudice
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    Prejudice, the act of judging someone based on outward appearance or social standing. In the 1960's Harper Lee wrote a book called To Kill a Mockingbird, about prejudice and how hard the times were. In To Kill a Mockingbird, there are many examples of prejudice showing how morally wrong it was. There are several examples of prejudice in the book: Tom Robinson because he is African American, Boo Radley because of his standing in their society, and the Cunningham Family because of how poor they we...
  • Tom Robinson And Bob Ewell
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    In real life there are many different types of people, some of them are similar to one another, while others can be opposite / different, just like in the book To Kill a Mocking Bird, by Harper Lee. There are many people in the book, some people are contradictory to one another (character foils), while others resemble each other (character parallels) in both good and / or bad ways. Atticus Finch and Aunt Alexander is an example of a character foil in the book. Even though they are brother and si...
  • Tom Robinson And Dill
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    The title of To Kill a Mockingbird represents innocense. In the novel, Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and Dill are all examples of mockingbirds. They are all innocent people just as mockingbirds are innocent. First of all is Boo Radley. Boo had problems such as violence 3 e and bad behaviour during his youth which kept him by himself in join or under house arrest. As he got older he grew less and less mature from being by himself in his house and not being social. Boo envied Scout, Jem, and Dill's ch...
  • Atticus And The Children During Tom's Trial
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    Atticus Atticus is the father of Jem and Scout. He is the voice of reason in the novel. He is a lawyer and an extremely morally upright man. Atticus looks at everyone and tries to understand who they are and where they are coming from. His code of conduct remains the same no matter what situation he is placed in. He is the same in the courtroom as he is at home or in the streets. This is why he feels he needs to take Tom Robinson's case and defend him to the best of his abilities. Otherwise, he ...
  • Boo And Silas
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    A Study Of The Outcast In Silas Study Of The Outcast In Silas Marner By George E Raveloe and Maycomb, the two towns in the novels, are both cut off from the world, isolated in the middle of the country. Both have strict caste systems, with religion playing a big part in life. Raveloe is a distant rural community, where everyone knows everyone. When Silas invades this closely knit town, he feels rejected and he doesn t invite anyone in, or visit the town centre very often. As Silas moves in, he s...

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