Mockingbird Setting & Symbolism

Kathryn Erskine
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To Kill A Mockingbird

The movie, "To Kill A Mockingbird," is relevant because Scout, who is the lead character in both the book and movie, is Devon Smith's nickname for his little sister, Caitlin. She identifies with the movie so much that she sees her father as Atticus Finch, the hero of the story.

Virginia Dare Middle School

Virginia Dare Middle School is the school Caitlin will attend when she finishes elementary school. It is the school where the shooting took place and where her brother, Devon is shot to death.

Wooden chest

Devon is working on a wooden chest as part of his plan to become an Eagle Scout when he is killed, and the completion of his project by his father and sister helps them achieve "closure" while drawing closer to each other.

Virginia

Virginia——specifically the part of the state that includes the...

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