The themes and symbols in To Kill a Mockingbird are diverse and cover a wide range of social and moral issues. At the same time, Harper Lee reduces the tension of the events by the soft and friendly language. She tries to show the light at the end of the tunnel even when the situation seems hopeless. As the story goes, the young characters learn about ethical dilemmas, harmfulness of prejudices, family importance, and moral ambiguity. Although they face the disillusionment, with the help of their father they ultimately manage to keep their faith in people.