To Kill A Mockingbird: Trading Places With Atticus Finch



If I could trade places with somebody, it would be Atticus Finch, from
the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. There are many reasons I
would trade.
One of the reasons I would choose Atticus is because he is more
considerate than I, and has a much better temper. For example, if Bob
Ewell spit in my face, I would instinctively bash his head against the wall.
Furthermore, when Scout beat up Cousin Francis for calling Atticus a
racial slur, I would have said, "Cool! Keep up the good work!"
Atticus is also kinder than I am. In the book he was a very nice guy,
such as when he invited that poor kid to eat at his house for lunch. That
was very kind of him. I wouldn't ...

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not much. Lastly I would enjoy seeing how
people dealt with the low standard of living.
There are many differences between him and me. One is that I have
never been persecuted. He was every day. That would not be fun. People
wanted to kill him, which wouldn't be fun either.
The other main difference was that he lives during a whole different
time and place. The era of today is a lot nicer, materially, than back
then, but there wasn't so much crime, either, which leads me to believe
that they were better people. I would still like to try living during that
time for a couple of days, if only for the above reasons. I try to emulate
his cool head, but I will not do things, "because Atticus does it that
way." He is a very good man in the book, and I think that everybody would
do well to follow his ...

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