A Sin To Kill A Mockingbird Analysis

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It’s a Sin A mockingbird is a harmless bird that makes the world more pleasant by singing their songs."Mockingbirds don’t do one thing except make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”(119). In this novel it is stated twice how killing a mockingbird is a sin, yet there are still people who commit this crime. In my opinion, there are three mockingbirds in the story; Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and the children. Each of my mockingbirds are ripped of their innocence and natural humanity by the wicked and cruel parts of the world. The first mockingbird I’ll discuss is Boo Radley. I believe he is a mockingbird because he was a harmless boy that was unjustly forced to grow up a prisoner…show more content…
The children in this novel were stripped of their innocence so carelessly by adults and the callous world. “I was born good but had grown progressively worse every year.” (108). Life at school forms children into who they are and leads them to believe what is right or what is wrong in life. "Well if you don't want me to grow up talkin' that way, why do you send me to school?” (99). It’s in school where kids learn new words, good and bad. "Don't talk like that, Dill," said Aunt Alexandra. "It's not becoming to a child. It's—cynical." (287). Instead of being a sweet and innocent boy, Dill speaks like a grown sailor. Along with school, the way adults treat each other and situations affect children more than they think. One example would be when Tom Robinson was convicted guilty. “They've done it before and they'll do it again and when they do it -- seems that only the children weep.” (285). As difficult as raising children can be, an adult has a responsibility to care for that child and keep him/her safe and innocent for as long as he/she can.“I'm little but I'm

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