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    Mockingbirds are so good at imitating sounds that acoustical analysis could not tell the difference between the original song or the mockingbird (Wild Birds unlimited). Mocking birds will be the main subject for this paper. This research paper will cover the basics for mockingbirds, vocalizations of the mockingbirds, and interactions with humans and other mockingbirds. The first topic is the basics including habitat, nesting, and feeding. Mockingbirds have nearly disappeared on the East Coast due to trapping but, the remaining ones could be found in open ground and thick vegetation that is grassier and low elevation (All About Birds). Mockingbirds are common in cities and towns in the Southeast, United States and can be found in shrubs and…

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    There are some people who fit the definition of a mockingbird as defined in the book How to Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. My little sister Lyla is someone in my life who at only nine years old shows all the characteristics of being a mockingbird. One of the main traits possessed by mockingbirds is the desire to help others. Lyla displays this trait everyday by helping around the house with chores and yard work that aren’t her responsibility. One time she did all of my chores for me, just to…

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    Today, millions of students are reading books in school that they find boring and unrelatable. Students sometimes find it hard to connect to the characters and the situations represented in the books they read for class. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is not one of those books. This book has relatable characters like Scout and Jem who go through situations that student can find themselves relating to. To Kill a Mockingbird is a wonderful book with life lessons that will always be relevant…

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    A mockingbird is a powerless, innocent creatures who does nothing but sing its heart out. Killing one or even hurting one would be like hurting a helpless baby. Harper Lee uses the mockingbird as a symbol which signifies that everything is good and harmless in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. This book takes place in Maycomb, a small racist town. The mockingbird is first mentioned when Atticus tells his kids how it is sinful to kill a mockingbird. Lee intelligently demonstrates innocence in…

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    A person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is set in Maycomb County, Alabama in the 1930’s. One particular man named Atticus fought for what he believed in or felt was right even though many people were against him or trying to bring him down. He was on a mission to prove them wrong and make sure justice was served. Both Atticus and Boo Radley show traits of being a hero, they are admired…

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    The most important lesson Harper Lee has taught us in the book To Kill a Mockingbird is from Atticus Finch. He said, "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view--until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." This lesson is important because the moral of the story is not to judge someone by skin color. We see this many times throughout the book. Atticus especially teaches this to his kids, especially throughout the duration of the Tom Robinson…

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    In the brilliant and memorable novel To Kill a Mockingbird a theme in this book occurs often. In the book Atticus Finch tells his children that it is a sin to kill a mockingbird and the reason being is because all they do is make beautiful music for everyone. Atticus saying this relates so much more to the book than originally thought. There are three main characters in this book who are metaphorically mockingbirds. Being a mockingbird is not having wings or a beak, but truly doing only the…

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    Incites on Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird In “ To Kill a Mockingbird”, Harper Lee emphasizes the metaphor of a Mockingbird as in the title. She creates themes of innocents being destroyed, social inequality, and importance of a moral figure in a child’s life while using the southern gothic genre. It’s set in a tired old town in Maycomb, Alabama in 1933 during the great depression.Throughout the novel, it addresses the growth of maturity in Atticus's children intelligent, tomboyish girl…

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    Stephanie Hernandez Mr. Mooney English 10H Per. 8 18 December 2017 Hypocrisy takes over Maycomb In Harper Lee’s to Kill a Mockingbird, hypocrisy is shown in most parts of the book. The book has a very conflicting storyline which keeps it interesting for the reader. A lot of the main characters in this book are witnesses of the hypocrisy. Scout is a witness to various forms of hypocrisy, most of them have been from the women in Maycomb. Scouts teachers are both guilty of…

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    To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM) is a phenomenal book that teaches life lessons that will resonate with any reader for the rest of their life. It’s a book that has two main themes supported by almost every character that was worth noting. One main theme was walking in somebodies shoes, because of the poor times of the depression, it was hard to understand the ways somebody lived. The other main theme was Innocence, which a mockingbird represented. The main characters, Jem, Scout, and Dill, all have…

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