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I need completing one of my english tasks based on TKAM.

I have 9 issues present in the novel to kill a mockingbird. I need to...
 
a) identify the themes they relate to in the novel 
b) cite an example from the text to support the idea about each theme
 
The issues are: Racism, Violence, Good and Evil, Stereotyping, Courage, Brining up children, Gender, Education, Loneliness.
 
An example of the task is: ISSUE: Justice     THEME: Persecuting someone because they have black skin is unjust   EXAMPLE FROM THE TEXT: Tom Robinson is falsely accused of rape
 
Thanks so much for your help!
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Racism: Segregation-where Black people live, in relation to white people.  The lynch mob that comes to get Tom, at the jail.  Scout's use of the word "nig..r" (and Atticus' reply-"Don' say nig..r, Scout"-as anti-racist.)
 
Violence: Bob Ewell spitting at Atticus, his threatening attitude, and his attack on the children.
 
Good v. Evil: LOTS in this!  Atticus v. Ewell; Tom v. Mayella; Scout v. the lynch mob; shooting the dog; aunt Alexandra; etc.
 
Stereotyping: Blacks doing certain work; poverty/drunkenness of Bob Ewell; Boo Radley (crazy).
 
Courage: Atticus taking the case; the fire; Mrs. Dubose; Maudy's house fire.
 
Raising children: Atticus as single father; Bob Ewell as single father; Dill's situation; Boo's situation.
 
Gender: Scout
 
Education: ANYTHING having to do with school-the Cunningham incident; the fact that Scout can't read with Atticus.
 
Loneliness: Scout, when she's alone; Atticus defending Tom.
 
Hope this helps!

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Thanks so much for your help sir. I have one more thing to do and i would really appreciate it if you could lend some assistance. 
 
I need to write a 500 word essay and i need some help and guidance.

I need to answer the question: 'How does Harper Lee use the symbol of the mockingbird in the novel TKAM?

I need to explain using evidence from the text.

Please help me with some ideas and structure.

Thanks so much
Atticus says that the kids can shoot all of the Bluejays they want, but it is a sin to kill a Mockingbird. Tom Robinson is the Mockingbird. Go from there.
Is this due tomorrow?