Examples Of Selfless In To Kill A Mockingbird

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“Shoot all the blue jays you want if you can catch em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” is a statement that Atticus makes which reflects the theme of the book. The reason being is that a mockingbird is selfless; they only sing their hearts out to everyone, not even expecting a reward or harming things that people plant. Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and Atticus in ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ are the kindest, most generous, and most good-hearted people of Maycomb. Boo can be seen as a mockingbird in the way that he always has an eye out for the children and the thought of them helping him does not enter his mind. Though it costs him his life, Tom can be seen as a mockingbird because he helps someone he feels sorry for, and refusing to be paid. Atticus defends a black man accused of a serious crime not wanting him to pay him back if he succeeds and knowing that he and his family will suffer disgrace and insults through the process. These are all actions of love and selflessness. These people decide to do what is right even if it has difficult consequences. It relates to the movie Kingdom of Heaven when Balien’s father says, “Speak the truth always even if it leads to your death.” Three people metaphorically represented by the mockingbird are Tom Robinson, Boo Radley, and Atticus Finch, who help others out of the goodness of their heart.

Boo Radley is the most mysterious of all the characters in the book. He is never seen by the Maycomb
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Boo looks out for the kids from the shelter of his house where nobody can see him. Tom lends a helping hand out of pity for an unfortunate girl. Atticus has the same kind of disposition: a history of forgiveness, love, and selflessness. These three men show the good part of the human person when they decide to follow their conscience and their values, always striving to do the right

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