To Kill A Mockingbird 16 Metaphors

Time to learn about metaphors in To Kill A Mockingbird. Yup. We know how to get a party started. 

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LiteratureTo Kill A Mockingbird

Transcript

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adult learning narrator narrating the thoughts of a six year

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old and like this like you picture scout actually thinking

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about climbing into gem skin because that's what she thinks

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of it like scout is six years old she can't

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she can't think abstract lee about the world really she

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can't be like oh maybe i should think from a

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different perspective because then that's going so using metaphors and

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you know more symbols and more tangible ways of thinking

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about it is the only way that south can really

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understand the world around her and that's Why you do

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see like lots metaphors in in the book one of

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the things that makes this so we can call it

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a one hit wonder is the language this story it

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resonates with a lot of people but it's the way

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the story is told that really makes people continue coming

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back to it and it's A tough book There's you

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know symbols metaphors illusions all sorts figure language and we

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read this book and usually seventy ninth grade It is

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not easy Last time i ridicule lineburg i had to

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break out the dictionary a couple of times Ah and

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i am much fast eighth grade so but but again

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this richness of language just really highlights the innocents of

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that we see in scout and it's Just a very

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cool juxtaposition What purpose Do metaphor serve in the novel

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to scout Understand the metaphors and abstract ideas presented to 00:01:53.134 --> [endTime] her