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To Kill a Mockingbird
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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the Mockingbird was used to symbolize those characters who were senselessly harmed by others yet harmless themsleves. In this novel, certain individuals were singled out by society simply because they were different than many others. People are often affraid of what they are not accustomed to in everyday life. Therefore these certain individuals are viewed as outcasts to society for no certain reason at all, such as skin color. One character who was symbolized by the mockingbird was a black man, Tom Robinson. Tom Robinson was a man who had...
something that hurts one individual's identity.

The characters were thought to be outcasts just because of skin color and just simply becasue they are not the same. If these two individuals on a inner or personal level, they might have been viewed differently by the people of Maycomb. In this novel, the reason people treated others wrongly who were different was because they did not appear to be on the outside as everyone else. The slaughter of a mockingbird can be compared to this because it's a harmless creature who has never harmed anyone just as these individuals described.

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