Journal Entry: To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Journal Entry #1 I believe that the best character that symbolizes a mockingbird is Scout. I think that she best symbolizes a mockingbird because she is an innocent child yet all the adults want to make her more mature since they feel like she does not act like a woman. Scout only wants to play in the dirt and act like a kid but people in the town, especially Aunt Alexandra who moves into the their house to give Scout a feminine influence, do not believe girls should act that way even if they are a child. Scout does no harm to anyone yet the adults are killing her innocence and like Harper Lee wrote, “It is a sin to kill a mockingbird.” The mockingbird symbolizes the innocence that Scout has and the fact that adults are trying to make her
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