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Essay | A Sin to Kill a Mockingbird

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A Sin to Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: In her novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee portrays Boo Radley, Scout, and Tom Robinson as mockingbirds, because all three were unfairly attacked in one way or another. Boo Radley was verbally attacked, Scout was physically attacked, and Tom Robinson was both deceived and physically attacked.
A Sin to Kill a Mockingbird

"Mockingbirds don't' do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don't eat up people's gardens, don't nest in corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird,"(Lee 90). Miss Maudie explained this to the children, and also let the reader know the importance the mockingbird motif would have later on in the book. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, the author portrays some of her characters as mockingbirds. Boo Radley, Scout, and Tom Robinson are all portrayed as mockingbirds.

First, Boo is a mockingbird in this book. For example, despite the fact that Boo has not personally done anything to Miss Stephanie Crawford, she still spreads rumors about him. Infact, a lot of people in Maycomb County make...

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