To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird Symbols

Mockingbirds symbolize innocence and beauty in the novel. Atticus and Miss Maudie tell Scout and Jem that it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird because these birds cause no harm to anyone or anything—they just…

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Geraniums and camellias symbolize the redemptive qualities that are present even in the most cruel and unsympathetic people. Mayella Ewell, Tom Robinson’s accuser, is in a variety of ways a pitiful and unsavory…

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