Essays Tagged: "Mockingbird"

Manipulating Nature By JumboMoos Discusses futile human attempt to control nature is. Uses "Prodigal Summer" as support.

al authority" over animals just because they can. In reality, humans hold the "same place held by a mockingbird...and a salamander" (215 Kingsolver). We are all a part of the natural scheme of things, ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sobering moment.

of this story actually started about a half year ago when I worked for a new restaurant called The Mockingbird Grill. I had met few people there at work that I liked, but I finally met an assistant c ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Awakening", Kate Chopin in depth AP lit/comp report, discussing 7 topics, each topic separated by #

expectations. The bird within must conform; every once in awhile speaking how it desired, while the mockingbird outside is free to sing as it pleases. The next appearance of this theme is when Mrs. Po ...

(10 pages) 141 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My Eden------A 5-paragraph descriptive essay

he magnificent scream of a mountain lion. The rabbit darts away in fright. I hear a melody of the mockingbird's song setting the mood for today.The heat of the sun warms me to my soul. the smell ...

(2 pages) 64 2 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Awakening by Kate Chopin SYMBOLS

mocking bird joined an unintelligible conversation with the parrot while singing persistently. The mockingbird was the only one who understood the parrot. Chopin used the two birds to represent Edna ... es Edna trapped by social conventions and the only person that understands her like no other is the mockingbird, Mademoiselle Reisz. Edna feels as if she is property and possession of her husba ...

(4 pages) 56 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin - Analysis and symbolism

who also speaks differently, as she is an American woman married into a Creole society. She seeks a mockingbird-type companion who can understand her unknown language. It is apparent when we meet Made ... can understand her unknown language. It is apparent when we meet Mademoiselle Reisz, that she's the mockingbird that will inspire Edna's need for independence. Mademoiselle Reisz serves as a model of ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

To Kill A Mockingbird

omeone new to meet who makes life easier. In Harper Lee's novel To Kill A Mocking Bird the symbolic mockingbird is personified in the characters of Tom Robinson and Arthur "Boo" Radley in the wa ... on from those who seek to harm them. In Harper Lee's novel there is a story of two different mockingbirds (in a metaphorical sense). The first mockingbird is Tom Robinson. Tom Robinson was a lo ...

(2 pages) 270 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How Does Prejudice Affect Justice?

system.Throughout history, prejudice has come in many different forms. In the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”, by Harper Lee, set in 1930s southern United States, we see the mindsets of many d ... based purely on physical evidence, maybe our society would be a much safer place to live."To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper LeePublished by William Heinemann, United Kingdom, 1960

(3 pages) 15 2 4.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Dill's Memorable Character

ers always do, say, or have personalities that make them remembered. Dill, a character in To Kill a Mockingbird, is one that is memorable. Dill is an interesting character because he has a mischievous ... also shows when he jumps out his window to follow Atticus with Jem and Scout.In the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, Dill has an important role. He comes to Maycomb every summer. While there he stays with ...

(2 pages) 1462 1 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

A Greater Meaning: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

r uses symbolism effectively, the end result is a highly influential novel. Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" utilizes many symbols to represent many things, but the three main symbols used include ... the three main symbols used include the mockingbird, the mad dog Tim Johnson, and Atticus Finch.The mockingbird is a symbol introduced by Lee about one third of the way into the novel. It is clearly i ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Is Atticus Fitch a good Father?

rone, How To Father a Successful Daughter. (New York: Ballantine Books, 1982), 22 - 24.In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is portrayed as an excellent father because he acts as an e ... cout to stop reading with Atticus because she is too________________________3 Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird. (New York: Warner Books, Inc., 1982), 30.advanced for her age. Scout becomes annoyed wi ...

(6 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Innocence In "To Kill A Mockingbird"

In the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" written by Harper Lee, is a narration by a young girl named Jean-Louise Finch, her nick ... er experiences as a child growing up during an age of racism and oppression. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, it is a sin to kill a mockingbird.Mockingbirds are innocent creatures. They do not dest ... s innocent as anything in this world comes. Miss Maudie explains to Scout why it is a sin to kill a mockingbird:"Your father's right," she said. "Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us ...

(3 pages) 21 0 2.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: "To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else"

g, it may be necessary to lose everything else”. This quote has many implications in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. What Bernadette Devlin meant in this quotation is that sometimes, you bas ... e a lot, sometimes everything, in order to gain something of value. In three instances in To Kill a Mockingbird its proven true. In Atticus Finch agreeing to defend Tom Robinson, in Jem reading to Mrs ...

(2 pages) 9 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

A Character Analysis of Atticus Finch, In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus plays a major role in his children growth and development. He is a role model t ... udged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Throughout To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus has been a role model and mentor to his children by condemning racism and all th ... nd mentor to his children by condemning racism and all that it stands for.1. Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird2. The Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson3. I Have A Dream, Martin Luther King Jr.

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

The Importance of Scout's adult perspective

In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, the main character, Scout, is retelling stories of her childhood. Scout, her father Att ...

(3 pages) 13 0 2.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Untitled

To Kill a Mockingbird was written by Harper Lee. To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Maycomb Alabama, in the ... nd Scout anything they needed to know. Mr. Heck Tate was the sheriff in town.In the story To Kill a Mockingbird there was lots of struggles and hardships that the Finch's and the town of Maycomb had t ...

(3 pages) 338 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Untitled

To Kill A Mockingbird By: Harper Lee SUMMARY To Kill a Mockingbird opens with Dill coming to visit his Aunt fo ... ly algebra." In the end she grows into a very wise and knowledgeable young woman.CONFLICT To Kill A Mockingbird can be read as the story of a child's growth and maturation. Almost every incident in th ... uestion the idea of justice.AUTHOR'S IDEA Many times during the course of the novel the idea of the mockingbird comes to mind. We first hear of the bird when the children are given their first air rif ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To kill a mockingbird -x

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD This novel tells the story of a young girl and her good and bad times. The story goes th ... nch also known as Scout, and recalls the events leading up to Jem Finch breaking his arm. To Kill A Mockingbird was written by Harper Lee and copyrighted in 1960. To kill a Mockingbird was Lee's first ... ed even in the title. Atticus gives the kids air rifles for Christmas, and tells them not to kill a mockingbird because it never did any harm to them. If you want to read a book of fiction about how l ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To kill a mockingbird

n life innocent and without prejudice, Harper Lee effectively portrays this in the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird". In the beginning of the novel, Scout and Jem hold nothing but innocents, uncorrupted b ... by our world of prejudice and racism. Their world is simple, sensible, a child's world, much like a Mockingbirds. However, by the end of the novel, their world has expanded to enclose the irrational n ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To kill a mocking bird 4

Do You Think That Prejudice is a feature of life in Maycomb as seen in "To Kill a Mockingbird"? The novel "To kill a mockingbird" was set in 1935, a period where prejudice and racism ...

(5 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee