To Kill A Mockingbird Injustice Quotes

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Courage; bravery. Innocent; not guilty of a crime. Empathy; ability to understand and share the feelings of another. To Kill A Mockingbird is a book about a court case where a black man is accused of rape. This is based on a true case. Scout is a little girl who has a brother named Jem, and a best friend named Dill. They all grow up throughout the book and learn important lessons throughout the story. In To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus, Jem, and Boo Radley show courage; Tom, Scout, and Boo Radley lose their innocence; Aunt Alexandra, Mr.Cunningham, and Scout feel empathy. To start, Harper Lee shows multiple examples of courage and wants to show us what courage looks like and who is capable of being courageous. One example of being courageous …show more content…
All throughout the book, Scout is growing up and being influenced by the world, and learning about things that is slowly making Scout lose her innocence. She asks Atticus what rape is, and she learns something that no little child should know. Tom Robinson is also innocent because he has done nothing wrong and is minding his own business, when he gets accused of a crime. After losing the trial, Tom loses all of his innocence and becomes guilty. A third person in To Kill A Mockingbird who is innocent is Boo Radley. He acts like a little child and is still innocent because he hides away from the world. “He was still holding my hand and he gave no sign of letting me go. ‘Will you take me home?’” (Lee 372). This is at the end of the book after Boo saves Scout and Jem. Scout and Boo are on the front porch when Boo asks Scout to walk him home. Any little child would ask to be walked home and that is what he does because he is just like a little child. His body is old, but his mind is still young because he is not being swayed by the world, and nothing is causing him to lose his innocence. Harper Lee shows that the world eliminates innocence from people. The more exposed someone is to the world, the less innocence they

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