To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird: Metaphor Analysis

Mockingbird: The mockingbird represents innocence.  Like hunters who kill mockingbirds for sport, people kill innocence, or other people who are innocent, without thinking about what they are doing.  Atticus stands firm in his defense of innocence and urges his children not to shoot mockingbirds both literally and figuratively.  The mockingbird motif arises four times during …

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