Why is it a sin to kill a mockingbird essay?

When Atticus tells Jem and Scout that it is a sin to kill the mockingbird, this refers to the actions directed toward Tom and Boo. It was a sin to dislike Tom and Boo bases on what others say about them. they were punished by the people in Maycomb because they did not have their own voice.

Why is scout so angry with Uncle Jack?

Jack spanks Scout because she beats up Aunt Alexandra’s grandson for calling Atticus a cruel name. As a result, Uncle Jack spanks Scout without hearing her reason for acting so violently. He has warned Scout not to fight with people if they talk badly about him.

Why is Mrs Dubose so sick?

Why is Mrs. Dubose so sick? Because of her Morphine Addiction.

What are some quotes from To Kill a Mockingbird about courage?

“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.”

Why did Atticus say Mrs Dubose was the bravest person he ever knew?

When Jem had to go and read to her, he was an important player in her plans. Atticus thought of Mrs. Dubose as the bravest person because although she was in pain and dying, Mrs. Dubose was determined to break her habit.

What is wrong with Mrs Dubose in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Dubose is revealed to have a morphine addiction. Although she can spend the rest of her numbered days free from pain, Mrs. Dubose wanted to pass away morphine-free. When she passed away, Atticus revealed that she had managed to beat her morphine addiction.

What is the main message in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The overall message, or theme, in To Kill a Mockingbird is that every human being deserves to be treated with dignity. In the beginning of the story, we learn that children should be treated with dignity.

Does Mrs Dubose die in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Mrs. Dubose dies a little more than a month after Jem’s punishment ends. Atticus reveals to Jem that she was addicted to morphine and that the reading was part of her successful effort to combat this addiction.

How does Scout describe Mrs Dubose in bed?

Dubose as follows: “Her face was the color of a dirty pillowcase, and the corners of her mouth glistened with wet, which inched like a glacier down the deep grooves enclosing her chin . . . from time to time she would draw her nether lip to her upper plate and carry her chin with it.

What we learn from To Kill a Mockingbird?

Firstly, Atticus is teaching Scout that responding to violence with more violence never achieves anything: two wrongs don’t make a right. And secondly, that the only way to stop a bully (or an internet troll) is to let what they say slide over you.