Sin To Kill A Mockingbird Essay

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It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird In to Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus says to Scout “Remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird. That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it” (119). Many people can elaborate from this quote, mockingbirds can be considered a sin to kill them. All mockingbirds do is sing their hearts out for us and that it’s a sin to kill them. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus elaborates on why people can be considered mockingbirds because they don’t hurt or do anything to anybody. In addition, there are many examples of mockingbirds in To Kill a Mockingbird. One of them was Tom Robinson he was only trying to help Mayella Ewell. He felt bad for her situation. Just like a mockingbird Tom Robinson was a good, nice, and innocent man who was killed for being kind. “He look oddly off balance, but it was not from the way he was standing. His left arm was fully twelve inches shorter than his right, and hung dead at …show more content…
Boo Radley was described as a mean scary man that was locked in his house Jem describes him as "Boo was about six-and-a-half feet tall, judging from his tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and any cats he could catch, that’s why his hands were bloodstained— if you ate an animal raw, you could never wash the blood off. There was a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time” (16). Then Boo left gifts for Jem and Scout and that was his only way of contact with the outside world. Eventually through the book Bob Ewell attacks Jem and Scout attempting to hurt them and Boo Radley kills Bob Ewell. Atticus thought Jem killed Bob Ewell but it was really Boo. Heck Tate protects Boo Radley and they agree that Ewell did fall on his knife a decision that Scout could fully understand. Boo was a sweet, gentle, and innocent man who was misunderstood by the

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