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Why is it a sin to kill amockingbird?What is the larger principle involved here?

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rajdarshani | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted May 23, 2011 at 10:50 AM via web

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Why is it a sin to kill amockingbird?

What is the larger principle involved here?

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jackkman | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted May 23, 2011 at 11:07 AM (Answer #1)

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Its a sin to kill a mocking bird because mocking birds don't do anything but make beutiful sounds for us to listen to. I think thats something like what Atticus said in the book.

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lv1997 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted June 11, 2012 at 8:10 PM (Answer #2)

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It's a sin to kill a mockingbird as they are innocent creatures who don't do anything but sing their hearts out and create beautiful noises for others to listen to.

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booboosmoosh | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 23, 2011 at 12:20 PM (Answer #3)

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This has been answer previously. See the following URL addresses:

 

http://www.enotes.com/to-kill-a-mockingbird/q-and-a/atticus-tells-his-children-quot-its-sin-kill-56909

http://www.enotes.com/to-kill-a-mockingbird/q-and-a/explain-why-sin-kill-mockingbird-according-miss-66283

http://www.enotes.com/to-kill-a-mockingbird/q-and-a/what-does-atticus-say-about-mockingbirds-267

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