The children’s puzzlement is used to blame the aspect of social status and bias in human interplay.The title of a book To Kill a Mockingbird is not literally connected with the plot but has huge symbolic weight.
Its morality, great presentation of characters, its themes and symbols make the book a must-read.
The most important theme of the 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird is author Harper Lee's tenacious exploration of the moral nature of people.
The scenes at school show a direct counterpoint to the effective education of Atticus: Scout is often confronted with teachers who are simply unconcerned in children’s needs.
The story’s conclusion about education is the most important lesson of understanding and sympathy.
It demonstrates that children are defenseless in the evil racist world of Maycomb which usually destroys the children’s innocence.
When the story develops, the children’s attitude to Boo Radley changes.
The “mockingbird” presents the notion of innocence.
Thus, to kill a mockingbird means to damage the innocence.
The hierarchy of Maycomb and the differences is social status often confuse the children, they are shown as damaging and ridiculous.
For instance, Scout can’t realize why Aunt Alexandra doesn’t let her friend with Walter Cunningham.