• Critical Lens Essay Heroes
    Two books that are associated to this quotation are The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, and To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. John Proctor and Atticus Finch are both main characters and both become so-called “heroes by mistake” by making the best of the unexpected situation that they have been put...
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  • Brave
    You rarely win, but sometimes you do” (Lee 149). In this passage Atticus Finch is explaining that courage isn’t just about being tough, it’s about persevering, giving up your fears, and never losing hope. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus expresses that courage is to never give up or finish what you started...
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  • To Kill A Mockingbird
    out written in the perspective of a six-year-old girl, Scout, and goes through her life over a few years. Her father, a well-respected lawyer, is Atticus Finch, and her older brother is Jem. Her childhood takes the reader through dealing with intense racism and prejudice within the status-quo in this...
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  • To Kill a Mockingbird Justice
    >Atticus Finch Quote 1 "Atticus, you must be wrong...." "How's that?" "Well, most folks seem to think they're right and you're wrong...." (11.54-56) If there's one thing that we learned from jeggings, Uggs, and chain wallets, it's that the majority isn't always right. But Atticus doesn't need...
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  • To Kill a Mocking Bird
    Erin Lynch As Atticus knew the danger of defending a black man during the 1930’s, he was brave enough to stand up for him in court, despite the many people threatened him and called him a “nigger lover.” Atticus is the type of character who is very dignified, brave, and fair. This is shown through...
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  • Dialectical Journal
    protection “An’ they chased him ‘n’ could never catch him ‘cause they didn’t know what he looked like, an’ Atticus, when they finally saw him, why he hadn’t done any of those things…Atticus, he was real nice…’ His hands were under my chin, pulling up the cover, tucking it around me. ‘Most people ...
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  • To Kill a Mocking Bir
    Chapter 1 What do you learn in this chapter about Maycomb, Atticus Finch and his family? The chapter states that in England, Simon Finch did not agree with the religious persecution of his Methodist brethren. He left England and travelled to Philadelphia, Jamaica, and eventually settled in Alabama...
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  • Character Profile of Atticus Finch
    Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is a small town lawyer and a single parent raising two children. Atticus is a strong, intelligent, white male in his forties. He was raised in a Christian home and believes in treaty people fairly and with respect. Even though Atticus is a lawyer, he does not...
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  • To Kill a mockingbird: Heroism
    Lee, many different characters show lots of heroism. The characters I feel that show the most heroism in the novel are Tom Robinson, Boo Radley, and Atticus Finch. Tom Robinson is portrayed as heroic in the novel To Kill A Mockingbird because he stands up for himself, especially in court. Tom Robinson...
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  • To Kill a Mockingbird: a Coincidental Bond
    Mockingbird, many readers have come to the conclusion that If was written based on To Kill A Mockingbird. However, when discovering the dates that each of the pieces were published, it is found that the bond between the two are just mere coincidences. Characters such as Atticus, Jem, and Calpurnia have various...
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  • Robert Scott
    see it through no matter what" According to Atticus Finch, an honest lawyer in Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird courage is not a man with a gun in his hand. "Real courage" is when you fight for what is right regardless of whether you win or lose. Atticus fits into this definition of what "real courage"...
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  • Instilling Conscience- to Kill a Mockingbird
    In “To Kill a Mockingbird” Atticus finch used many quotes to instill conscience on his children. For example: "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." That means that you shouldn’t judge someone until...
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  • Compare and Contrast to Kill a Mockingbird Book and Movie
    some kind of freak that came out at night to eat cats and squirrels. An additional similarity between the book and movie is the respect showed to Atticus by the African American community of Maycomb. They respected him for his courage, which by his definition meant, "It's when you know you're licked...
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  • Prejudice Affecting Our Societies
    prejudice is discrimination against the coloured people, and how it resulted in an innocent man being killed. In this novel, there is a white man, Atticus, who is in the highest social echelon in the town of Maycomb. He is a knowledgeable, caring, and an understanding man, who decides to do the unspeakable...
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  • Tkam
    central character of Atticus Finch and the two sub-plots. The story is told by Jean Louise Finch, Scout, who is five as the novel begins. It centres around her father Atticus, who is a lawyer in a small southern town in the 1930s. The citizens of the town disapprove when Atticus defends a black man...
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  • Courage in 'to Kill a Mockingbird'
    Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" explores how courage can be shown in several important characters in the novel. They are Mrs. Dubose, Atticus, Jem and Maycomb County itself. Also Cal, Miss Maudie and Scout show moral and physical courage during the novel. Courage exists in several forms...
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  • To Kill a Mockingbird Essay
    I both clearly agree that moral courage is more important than physical courage. Through the actions of Atticus and Mrs Dubose, Lee shows us that this idea is worth learning about. We see Atticus’ physical courage in the mad dog incident. Tim Johnson, a liver-coloured bird dog who was Maycomb’s pet...
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  • To Kill a Mockingbird Theme
    Streak” (Lee 172). Scout finds this absurd, not only because Atticus does, but because she believes that, “...there’s only one kind of folks. Folks” (Lee 304). Still, on Scout’s first day of school, when she is reprimanded by her new teacher, Atticus tells Scout she is an ordinary person, not someone like...
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  • Parenting Stlyes in to Kill a Mockingbird
    will have an effect on who they become later. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus, Bob Ewell, and Uncle Jack display different parenting skills that affect the children in their lives. Although Atticus is an old, busy man who is not as energetic as a younger father would be, he still tries...
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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Scout Finch, a 6 year old Alabamian in the 1930’s, during the depression. She has the honor to be the daughter of one of the towns’ bravest lawyers, Atticus Finch. Scout is without a mother and lives with her father, Jim, her brother, and Calpurnia, a cook from the Virgin Islands. II. Need Step: This...
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