Atticus Thoughts On Mockingbirds

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Atticus’ thoughts on how mockingbirds have no reason to die can be connected to his pacifistic ideals. In response to Atticus’ thoughts Miss Maudie said, “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy...” Even though Atticus doesn’t say this directly it is implied that this is his thoughts on the issue. Because the mockingbirds don’t disrupt humans or cause harm they are considered neutral animals, but since they sing they are considered valuable which makes it a sin to kill them in Atticus’ eyes. When speaking to Uncle Jack about the case he’s taking Atticus says, “Right. But do you think I could face my children otherwise?” This shows how even when he’s considering a case that could not only ruin his reputation and family
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