To Kill A Mockingbord: Atticus Finch



What is a man without morals? What is a man who does not care
about what is right, but what is popular. A man with no morals is a poor
man indeed. Atticus Finch is none of these. In Harper Lee's To Kill A
Mockingbird Atticus is the only man in town he would defend a black man.
He would not let his children fight and he did not care about public
opinion. Atticus does not discriminate on the basis of color and does not
use the word Niger. He is a brave man because he believes in morals in a
time when racism rained supreme. Atticus had the courage to act on his
morals in town, in his parenting and in his law practice. He fends off a
town mob even though it is unpopular, he lectures ...

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Mr. Finch.
You can turn around and go home again, Walter, Atticus said
pleasantly.(153-154).

Atticus stayed and protected a black man when an angry mob came for
him. The towns people could not believe he would do such a thing. Atticus
does not care what the towns people thinks right he does what he thinks is
right.
Atticus is an excellent parent. He raised his children not to be
disrespectful and not to be prejudice. He has enstilled in his children
the morals which guide him. He has taught them not to fight, do not judge
a man unless you have walked a mile in his shoes and that racism is an ugly
thing. “You never really understand a person until you consider things
from his point of view. Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around
in it.”(movie).
He was a very opened minded person when it came to parenting. The
one thing that really bothered him though was violence. “I forbid you to
fight.”(movie). Atticus is an excellent parent ...

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