To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | To Kill a Mockingbird: Significance of the Title

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Significance of the Title

Summary: The title of the 1960 Harper Lee novel To Kill a Mockingbird serves as a metaphor that also serves as a warning to judge on the content of one's soul, rather than what one may see at first glance. The reader is told during the story that killing a mockingbird is a sin; although a mockingbird was never actually killed in the story, someone as innocent as the mockingbird, Tom Robinson, was struck down brutally due to prejudice and bigotry.
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To Kill a Mockingbird

The title of the 1960 Harper Lee novel To Kill a Mockingbird: To Kill a Mockingbird is a metaphor a warning, and alludes to the story itself. In the story we, the readers, are told that the crime of killing a mockingbird is considered to be a sin, the mockingbird is innocent of all crime it does nothing harmful, it only shares its beautiful music with those that care to listen. Though the crime of killing a mockingbird is mentioned in the story, one was never literally killed, but someone just as innocent as the mockingbird was, struck down brutally by prejudice and bigotry. These crimes are a warning to all and should be heeded, unless the happenings of this story are wished to unfold again.

The title: To Kill a Mockingbird alludes to Atticus's...

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