Metaphors in to Kill a Mockingbird?


The title of To Kill a Mockingbird is the overarching metaphor throughout the entire book. The mockingbird represents lost innocence. And, this theme is seen in various characters throughout the novel. The main character, Scout, is an innocent child when a crime is committed in their sleepy town. Atticus, her father, works hard to protect the innocent and the innocence of his children. And, Boo Radley is a mentally disabled man who kills someone to protect a child. Other metaphors are used throughout the novel, but they often tie in with this main theme.
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