The Importance Of Three Characters In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

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It is a sin to kill a mockingbird. It is a sin because they are innocent, good, protective animals that mind their own business and don't do anything but good for their community. In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird there are three mockingbirds in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama. When there was a problem they could solve, they would solve it. Even if there was something they could do that would help someone in the slightest way the would do it. Sometimes, knowing they weren't going to succeed, they still did their best to help. The three mockingbirds are Atticus Finch, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. Together these three characters represent the three main characteristics of a mockingbird. Boo Radley is a mockingbird because he represents the protection that mockingbirds display.…show more content…
Tom shows his innocence naturally throughout the book. He shows it when he runs away from Bob Ewell because he’s scared, even though he knew that he didn't do anything wrong he still doesn't want to be looked upon wrongfully. Tom alos shows his innocence when he was being questioned in the courtroom and said that he felt bad for Mayella “felt right sorry for her”(Lee 264) and her situation because even though she is pressing charges against him he still realized the situation that she is in and feels bad. Tom shows his innocence again when he lifts his left arm up on to the bible and then it slips of again. He is showing innocence here in a different way. This time he is showing that he is innocent because he couldn't have raped or abused Mayella Ewell because she was hit on the right side of her face implying that she was hit with someone's left hand witch tom was incapable of doing. In Toms special way he is a mockingbird because he was innocent in everything he did, he never meant to cause any harm to anyone and he was just trying to support his family and do kind things for others in

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