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Mockingbirds dont do one thing but make music for us to enjoy They dont eat up peoples gardens dont nest in corncribs they dont do one thing but sing their hearts out for us Thats why its a sin to kill a mockingbird Lee 90 In Harper Lees To Kill a Mockingbird many of the characters can be portrayed by the quote Its a sin to kill a mocking bird The three characters that are best represented by this are Tom Robinson Atticus Finch and Boo RadleyTom Robinson is a mockingbird character because he was accused of raping Mayella Ewell but is clearly innocent But because of this he was wrongly convicted do to the strong racism in Maycomb County When Atticus was defending Tom he had a point that proved that it was impossible for Tom to have beaten on Mayella Thomas Robinson reached around ran his fingers under his left arm and lifted it He guided his arm to the bible and his rubber-like left hand sought contact with the black binding As he raised his right hand the useless one slipped off the Bible and hit the clerks table190This proves that Tom could not have beaten Mayellas face because Sheriff Tate stated that it was the right side of her face that was bruised that means Tom would have to hit her with his left hand which he cannot Even though this point proves that Tom could not have done this to Mayella the court still finds him guilty Tom does everything he could for Mayella he fetches water he dismantles a chest of drawers and he collects firewood All because he feels sorry for her Yet she turns on him and says that he was the one who raped her While being questioned by Mr Gilmer during the trial Tom states on many occasions that his reason for helping Mayella was that he felt bad for her Yes suh
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