To Kill A Mockingbird Passage Analysis Essay
- “Atticus said to Jem one day, “I’d rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."
This passage was a major part of the story because of the symbolism that has now been revealed. The Mockingbird is a harmless and pure hearted animal, which in this story symbolizes Boo Radley and Tom Robinson. I chose this passage because of the strong meaning behind it. Also, like Boo Radley and Tom Robinson I have mockingbirds in my life as well.
- "It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived."
This is a touching part of the novel because Scout shows her emotions of how brave she thinks her dad is, despite him not liking …show more content…
This is an enlightening moment for Jem because it reveals that he is growing and starting to notice most of the things he had collected about Boo Radley were most likely incorrect and not true. He has also realized that Boo Radley may like living alone more than with the wicked men and women of Maycomb. I relate to this passage because, as the only child, I spend time alone with myself as well.
To Kill a Mockingbird
- "Naw, Jem, I think there's just one kind of Folk. Folks."
I selected this line because it exposed Scouts thoughts on the different types of people living in her little town of Maycomb County. This is a knowledgeable moment of the novel because it shows the readers how innocent, yet wise Scout is. The line I have chosen relates to my personal life because growing up I have always been told there are many nationalities but once race, the human race.
- "Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley porch was