What Is The Significance In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In To Kill A Mockingbird the book indicates the importance of a mockingbird. In the book the symbol of the mockingbird represents a person who is innocent and harmless, yet has been inflicted with the corruption of society's belief. An example of a mockingbird in the book is Tom Robinson. He is a black man who was convicted to rape. He was innocent and was in no way harming anyone, but society's view of him was forever changed. Even Link Deas, his boss, said he has been working with that boy for eight years and never had trouble (Lee 261) . The people of Maycomb had their judgement clouded, and this lead to his death. Not only was he actually killed, he was metaphorically killed by the people of Maycomb. His reputation was twisted into lies,

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