Asked by: Fayyaz Ekinasked in category: General Last Updated: 27th June, 2020
What does Atticus say about killing a mockingbird?
Considering this, what does Atticus mean by it is a sin to kill a mockingbird?
When Jem and Scout receive air-rifles, Atticus tells them "it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." It is Miss Maudie that explains to Scout that "Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy." Mockingbirds symbolize innocence in the story. Consider Boo Radley.
One may also ask, what is the message of To Kill a Mockingbird? One of the most important themes in To Kill a Mockingbird is the conflict between good and evil. The writer deals with the idea of good and evil by highlighting the transition of Jem and Scout from the perspective of innocence. They believe that people are good because they do not realize the evil side of human nature.
Then, what page does Atticus talk about killing a mockingbird?
In the beginning of Chapter 10 Miss Maudie says it's a sin to kill a mockingbird. When his children get guns for Christmas, Atticus tells them that they can shoot blue jays but not mockingbirds. Scout asks Miss Maudie, because she has never heard her father say anything is a sin, and she explains why.
Why can't you kill a mockingbird?
' That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it. 'Your father's right,' she said. 'Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy…but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."