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What does the last name Finch symbolize?

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What does the last name Finch symbolize?

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Atticus is presented as a defender of mockingbirds. His last name Finch ties into Mockingbirds as the Mockingbirds are Finches. He protects Tom Robinson from the mob trying to kill him in the jail.

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