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The Mockingbird is a symbol for innocence as it does not harm anyone

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To Kill A Mockingbird CE In 'To Kill a Mockinbird' by Harper Lee, I believe that the title of the novel was very significant. It is significant due to the fact that the word 'Mockingbird' was symbolic for the innocence, security and happiness in the novel. ...read more.


In the novel, when the mockingbird is singing everything is okay and everyone is happy. When it is not singing it is significant. The atmosphere is tense. Two examples of this from the novel are the rabid dog in the street (Part 1) and the court case (Part 2) ...read more.


Boo Radley also had to be protected like a Mockingbird (because he didn't harm anyone). The entire title in the novel means 'To Destroy Innocence'. At the end of the novel Scout realises that Tom Robinson is a 'Mockingbird' and she says "it'd be sort of like killing a mockingbird". Andrew Mulholland S 4 ...read more.

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