Analysis Of To Kill A Mockingbird In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", Harper Lee, wrote the words that Atticus said to his children, Jem and Scout Finch. Atticus said "...it is a sin to kill a mockingbird," mockingbirds are known as gentle creatures who do no wrong and makes music for everyone's delight. To kill a mockingbird would be similar to killing an individual who does not wrong anyone and tries to be as helpful as they can. Mockingbirds have the characteristics of nobility, innocence, and valor that are mirror the characters Atticus Finch, Tom Robinson, and Arthur “Boo” Radley. Atticus Finch, Tom Robinson, and Boo Radley are portrayed as mockingbirds for their actions, and for the good they did for the individuals surrounding them and the negative treatment they endured for their actions. Throughout the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird the attributes Atticus Finch attains become parallel to the traits of the mockingbird. “The mockingbirds do wrong but make music for everyone to enjoy” Miss Maudie had once said. Atticus Finch is a individual who defends the innocent from the evil the world had brought them For instance, when Atticus agreed to handle the case of Tom Robinson, he put his own life and his children in danger to the negative comments and treatment, he was destined to receive as a punishment for his actions. Atticus was a victim of his neighbor’s gossip; they talked bad about him to his children and sent hateful glares to himself and his children. Atticus Finch is considered a mockingbird because he instead letting the town’s retribution decide for him, he took the objective to taking the case despite the negative treatment he was going to endure. Atticus put aside all the town’s talk and took the case to protect an innocent man the li... ... middle of paper ... ...nomy and discrimination people faced throughout the time period. In addition, Harper Lee wrote about the reactions individuals had to the events that were occurring around them. She wrote about three characters that faced discriminations for their actions and praise for the actions that brought peace and joy to families. These three individual are known as Atticus Finch, Tom Robinson, and Arthur “Boo” Radley. Throughout the chapters of the novel, these characters revealed themselves and their true nature. Each and every one of these individual resembled the traits of the mockingbird. They resembled the innocence mockingbirds have through the way they defended blameless, the courage they had to have during the town’s retribution, and most of all the mark they left in the individual they had helped, they resembled the characteristics of the mockingbird is known for.

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