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Research the use of Symbol in To Kill a Mockingbird. Identify one symbol - create a page. On the page put quotes from the novel that relate to the symbol. Explain the significance of the symbol.

Mockingbirds are harmless, innocent creatures and killing them is wrong. Much like a coloured man.

"I'd rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."
"Your father's right," she said. "Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don't eat up people's gardens, don't nest in corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."
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