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What are motifs in To Kill a Mockingbird?
Thereof, what are some allusions in To Kill a Mockingbird?
To Kill a Mockingbird includes allusions to history such as the Battle of Hastings, the 1929 Stock Market Crash, Appomattox, Stonewall Jackson, and
Subsequently, question is, what is a motif in literature? In a literary work, a motif can be seen as an image, sound, action, or other figure that has a symbolic significance, and contributes toward the development of a theme. In a literary piece, a motif is a recurrent image, idea, or symbol that develops or explains a theme, while a theme is a central idea or message.
Also, how is imagery used in To Kill a Mockingbird?
The first use of imagery, is the description of the Radley house. This is probably one of the most vivid uses in the story. "The Radley place jutted into a sharp curve beyond our house. Walking south, one faced its porch, the sidewalk turned and ran beside the lot.
How do you find motifs in literature?
Finding a Motif in Literature With this method, you first identify a theme. You then think about what made you identify that as a theme. If there was an object or idea that kept popping up in the text, that's your motif. The second way is to work forward.