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    more than one word. It is usually based off an author’s opinion about a subject. The theme innocence should be protected is found in conflicts, characters, and symbols. In To Kill a Mockingbird, a conflict that connects to the theme innocence should be protected is the death of Tom Robinson. Once found guilty, Tom Robinson was placed in prison. Because of his race, Robinson knew he would be sentenced the death penalty. Soon after being convicted, Robinson tried to escape. He knew that he didn’t deserve

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    “I think that’s the real loss of innocence: the first time you glimpse the boundaries that will limit your potential” (Steve Toltz). In the previous quote, Steve Toltz discusses the transition from innocence to corruption. William Golding’s Lord of the Flies illustrates the loss of innocence through various characters: Jack, who struggles with pride and a thirst for power; Roger, who revels in the pain of others and uses fear to control the boys; Simon, who represents the demise of purity when humans

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    figurative speech to show the innocence and naivety of children. First, this poem reflects imagery in the innocence and naivety of the little boy Tom. Throughout the poem it sets the image as

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    naps, and climbing the monkey bars becomes taboo. The simplistic life of a child quickly changes into the dull reality of school and work. People will spend years wishing they were older; but when the time comes, they hope to go back to their innocence. In The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger writes a stream of consciousness

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    Lee uses the symbol of the mockingbird to represent someone who has their innocence unfairly ripped away from them because they come into contact with evil. Tom Robinson is a man of good character with a wife and children until he is found guilty of raping Mayella Ewell. He used to help Mayella with chores and even said that he “felt sorry for her” (264). Scout remarks that Mayella “must have been the loneliest person in the world. She was even lonelier than Boo Radley” (256). It is because of her

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    and intentionally tries to stop the inevitable- the loss of innocence. Innocence to Holden is simply a phrase that he is unable to conceptualize. Holden’s idea of corruption of the young, influences his point of views that often differ from his peers, causing him to feel alone and often depressed. He shows his mental instability and his inability to view the world in the same way as people in his age group, and stereotypes loss of innocence with “phoniness”. Holden’s hatred for the corruption

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    William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience generally support the idea that there are two states of the human soul - the pastoral, pure and natural world of lambs and blossoms on the one hand, and the world of Experience characterized by exploitation, cruelty, conflict and hypocritical humility on the other (Fonge, 2009). In this essay, I will closely examine the poems and etchings by William Blake of Introduction (Innocence), Introduction (Experience) and Earth’s Answer (found in Experience)

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    T.S Eliot once said, “Blake’s poetry has the unpleasantness of great poetry.” William Blake’s “great poetry” is exemplified through his poems “The Chimney Sweeper” from his book Songs of Innocence and from Songs of Experience. These two poems offer insight to the devastating quandaries of society during his time. For example, chimney sweeping became an ordinary way of life for poor young boys, as they were considered physically ideal for such work. Both poems examine the bleak existence of a chimney

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    1961, and this also show by the quality of pictures it has [black & white]. When the film starts there is a child singing like a mockingbird and this illustrate innocence among people, as well as at the same occasion the child was drawing a mocking bird to express its feelings because the mockingbird represents the idea of innocence. The mocking bird also represents Tom Robinson because he was destroyed by evilness but he was innocent. In the opening credits there is also a marble which explain

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    deals with his loss of innocence as he is forced to join the children army of Sierra Leone in the country's civil war after being conscripted to the army that once destroyed his town in order for Ishmael to survive. His memoir acts as a voice to show the many difficulties that the members of Sierra Leone's child army had to suffer through and their day to day struggle to survive in the worst of conditions. In order to escape the perils and trials of war, Ishmael loses his innocence as he transitions

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