Theme Of Evil In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill A Mockingbird A mockingbird is a type of bird that does nothing except sing and be it; it does no harm to others. In the book To Kill A Mockingbird to kill a mockingbird would be destroying innocence with the forces of evil. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes place in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama during the depths of the Great Depression. This was also a time of great racial segregation in the South. Atticus Finch, the town’s most notable lawyer, is called upon to defend Tom Robinson, a black man unfairly accused of raping a white man’s daughter. At the trial, an all-white jury convicted him, even though he was innocent. There is also a spice named dill and a man by the name of Boo “Arthur” Radley, which whom is a guardian …show more content…
Him being there is not that important to the plot and how the story plays out, but he add a “spice” of happiness, playfulness, and imagination, and a lost of innocents in the book. Dill a lot of people think is just this unimportant character that just comes from is family and spends his time during the summer at his aunt 's house. But Dill is also a mockingbird because in the beginning of the book when he starts talking about himself, he started talking about how his father has been divorced many times and that has put an effect on Dill. Dill is can also be seen as a mockingbird because he is child and children are “color bind” when they are little. Color bind is when you do not see certain colors. “Color blindness” in little is when they do not notice racism and physical differences and other differences. Dill is “color blind” in till the court trial. Dill is color blind you can tell because at the court case in the middle he begins to cry and feel bad and not understand why Tom is not found incent and after a particularly cruel cross-examination by Mr. Gilmer. Dill after the court case has lost his innocents after witnessing what have happened. No Dill is no longer “color-blind” and because of that has lost his innocents. Dill is a mockingbird bird because his lost of innocents in the …show more content…
In the book Boo was accused of many things like mutilating animals or eating them raw nor did he poison pecans. Boo is a kind person that is just very shy. Boo is a mockingbird because he was accused of these very horrible things and there were stories that were made up about him when in end they were all false. What he is really doing is trying to be friends with Jem and Scout. He does this by first, after Jem runs away after hearing a shot gun shot his pants get stuck on the fence and get ripped and when he goes back for them they are nicely sewn back together and folded around the fence for him. Also when the house was burning down and scout was cold he put a blanket around her shoulder for her. He also put gifts and presents in a trees knot, which was filled up by Boo father. In the end, he saved the children’s lives for the drunk and murderous man Bob Ewell. After he saved Jem and Scouts lives officer Heck Tate wanted to keep it a secret that it was Boo that really killed Bob Ewell and say that Bob fell on his own knife. This is important because it is showing that Heck Tate is trying to save a mockingbird and not kill one because Boo all he wants to do is to be left alone and not to be known because he is very shy. In a way if Heck Tate told everyone who actually killed Bob than he would be killing a

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