To kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a brilliant piece of literature and should remain on the secondary school reading list
as it showcases how people segregated and treated each other in the depression era in America. She uses many different techniques such as the motif of the Mockingbird and how it represents true goodness and purity and the racism that is deeply rooted in the Deep South between and black and w hite people. Harper Lee shows this in a brilliantly weaved piece of fiction in which a black man is charged for raping a white girl and is found guilty on no evidence due to the colour of his skin. Harper Lee shows how prejudiced the world was back then through the acts of the residents of Maycomb and the main characters Scout, Jem, Dill and Atticus. This is why To Kill a Mockingbird is a brilliant piece of fiction as it gives us views into the past and how people saw the world back then as teaches us life lessons. To kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a brilliant piece of fiction and remain on the secondary school reading list as it displays the major theme of bravery using the technique of dialog. This technique is seen in the way that the townspeople of Maycomb treat Atticus when he agrees to defend Tom Robinson to the best of his ability. He is circumcised from society even though it is proven that Tom was not guilty. As the story progresses the dialog becomes more violent until Atticus is confronted by a lynch m ob at the jailhouse. This quote shows us how Atticus was extremely brave during his defence of Tom Robinson and not once allowing himself to take the easier path and allow the people to kill him. This gives us the effect of how most people in the context o f the novel were extremely prejudiced to black people and how even though they were defended by people of extreme bravery they were still persecuted by a group of cowards. This is one reason why To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee should remain on the seco ndary school reading list as it showcases the immense bravery of some people in the context of the novel who did the right thing and were not also successful.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a brilliant piece of fiction and should remain on the secondary school readings Harper Lee uses the technique of a motif in the major the mockingbird.This technique is a motif as the mockingbird comes to represent true goodness and purity in t he books context. The
Another human Mockingbird is Boo Radley as he made a mistake when he was young and has since been overzealously punish ed by his father. In this way Tom Robinson is a human Mockingbird and he has been nothing but a kind and good person but still he is persecuted by Maycomb. This is another way that Harper Lee uses her work ¶To Kill a Mockingbird ¶to give us views of the novels context and why it should remain on the secondary school reading list as it is a brilliant piece of fiction and teaches us about the differences of colour made on a society in the novels context. In this way Harper Lee uses a motif to show us about how the past was like in the Deep South during the depression era. As the book progresses the symbol of the mockingbird comes to represent Tom Robinson as he is convicted for the crime even though there is extreme evidence that he has not committed it. This gives us the effect of sadness and disappointed in the contexts system of society it shows us the unjust treatment of a coloured person in the novels context.µ Said by Miss Maudie Attkinson when questioned why it is a sin to kill a mockingbird.
. Through this Harper Lee uses the Mockingbird to represent true goodness and purity bec ause it has done nothing wrong but humans still wish to kill it. don't nest in corncribs. Atticus teaches the children that if they want to shoot live creatures they must never shoot a mockingbird as it is a sin. It is eye opening experience particularly in Tom Robinson·s trial that the evidence was solid that Tom was not guilty and if he had been a white person he would have been set free immediately but because of the colour of his skin he is convicted. They don't eat up people's gardens. The reason behind this is that a mockingbird never causes problems for us and only makes beautiful music for usµMockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. Equality was not a word that was associated with the relations between Black people and White people. That's why it's a sin to kill a mocking bird. they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. Harper Lee then introduces Tom Robinson as a human mocking bird his life taken due to unfair legal system with the scales weighed against him from the start due to the colour of his skin. He introduced th e shooting of a mockingbird to be a sin as they represent true goodness and purity.mockingbird is first introduced to us by Atticus when Jem and Scouts receive airguns for Christmas one year.
How Black and White people never congregated in public how it was basically social suicide for a white man to marry a black woman. These hard truths are confronting and educational
. Even though there is extreme evidence that Tom Robinson did not commit the crime he is still convicted the only reason being the colour of his skin. These themes give us views of the past from the Deep South during the depression era how people viewed and cooperated in life.Another reason why To Kill a Mockingbir d should remain on the secondary school reading list as it gives us life lessons because of the major theme of Racismthat Harper Lee uses to show us how people of different colours were treated in the books context. ¶ To Kill a Mockingbird ¶ by Harper Lee is a brilliant piece of fiction and should remain on the secondary school reading list as it gives us views into the depression era and the Deep South as well as how people viewed and processed information back then through the racism t hat is deeply rooted in Maycomb while teaching us life lessons. This racism not only marks a sad era of the human race but also led to many people being punished for crimes they did not commit. Harper Lee shows us how people saw the world back then through the themes of the fight between Good and Evil. This can easily be seen through Jem·s excitement while the jury confers as it looks like Tom Robinson has been proven innocent but is l et down by a racist jury ´The fact that Tom was convicted only because he was a black man and his accuser was a white man is an extreme example of how the world was back then. These conditions would be openly shunned if they existed in our modern day society but back in the depression era was a common occurrence.
In conclusion ¶ To Kill a Mockingbird· by Harper Lee is a brilliant piece of f iction that gives us views of the past and how people lived in the Depression era in the Deep South. This gives us a disgust about how the legal system was run back then that people could be treated differently and end up being convicted because of the colour of their skin. In to Kill a Mockingbird this can be seen in the conviction of Tom Robinson for the beating of Mayella Ewell. The motif of the mockingbird as it represents true goodness and purity and how it relates to the characters of Tom Robinson and Boo Radley and the deep rooted racism that is present in Maycomb that compromised the purity of law and caused tension between the races. Back in the depression era black people w ere not allowed to commune with white people in public and they were generally treated with dishonour.
.and is why ¶To Kill a Mockingbird· by Harper Lee should remain on the secondary school reading list as it is a brilliant piece of fiction.