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    lives of the Finch family and other citizens in the fictional town of Maycomb in the early 1930’s. The main character is Scout (Jean Louise Finch)‚ who is the daughter of Atticus Finch and the sister of Jem (Jeremy Atticus Finch). At a young age‚ Scout and Jem lost their mother. This left Atticus to raise the two children with the help from his cook‚ Calpurnia. However‚ there are many other unique characters in this novel. Yet‚ it is evident that none of them measure up to Atticus. Since the novel

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    Atticus Finch Miss Caroline Fisher tells Scout Finch that her father does not know how to teach. Mrs. Fisher was wrong in every sense of the word. Atticus Finch was not only a teacher but an example of what he taught. I think Miss Maudie said it best when Describing Atticus‚ “He’s the same in his house as he is on the public streets.” (87) He was an honorable and upstanding gentleman‚ someone whom everyone looked up to. He teaches his children the biblical principal that all men are created

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    1 The Intelligence of Atticus Finch In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird‚ Atticus Finch tells his daughter Scout‚ “‘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’” (Lee 39).  Atticus is the most complex and multifaceted character in the novel. While he is an established‚ connected‚ and respected member of the town‚ at the same time he is a unique oddity as far as the residents of Maycomb go.  His personality and role in society are clearly

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    Atticus Finch Abraham Lincoln once said‚ “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” Atticus Finch‚ in many ways‚ lives this quote everyday by understanding what has to be done today in order to avoid future consequences of today’s mistakes. Atticus is a kind-hearted‚ slow-tempered‚ wise man‚ who always knows the right thing to say. In the story‚ one can deduce that Atticus Finch is a kind-hearted man who knows what to do in order to fix the toughest of problems. The

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    supposed to be compassionate and willing to fight for justice. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee‚ Atticus Finch is a well respected man in the town he lives in called Maycomb County. He is a lawyer who is trying to defend a black man‚ who is accused of raping a white woman. This is such an important case because it is a white man against a black man in court where race is not supposed to matter. Atticus tries his hardest to make the jury believe Tom Robinson is not guilty and has done nothing wrong

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  • Atticus Finch is..,.

    Atticus the Great All the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee have their own interesting characteristics‚ but Atticus is the most intriguing. Atticus is a generous‚ judgmental‚ and wise man. He is the foundation for Jem and Scout. Lee has a bright way of showing that Atticus is a generous man. He is respected by his kids and by mostly everyone in Maycomb County. “When Jem an‘ I fuss Atticus doesn’t ever just listen to Jem’s side of it‚ he hears mine too” (88). These kids learn a lot

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    English I Mr. Johnson Atticus Finch In the novel To Kill a Mocking Bird‚ by Harper Lee‚  is a story about innocence‚ knowledge‚ prejudice and courage. The main characters‚ Scout and Jem‚ starts out to be very immature children not knowing the prejudice around them. As the story goes on they gain knowledge of these times by fellow friends around them. Atticus Finch is respectable‚ honorable‚ and wise man who plays a very important role in this novel. Atticus Finch is a very respectable gentleman

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  • What Is Atticus Finch

    “Just as Atticus is a nontraditional parent for his time and locale‚ so too is he unconventional in his racial and social attitudes.” Critic Elizabeth Malia is spot on with her description of this character. Atticus Finch is a main character from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird‚ which was published in 1960 and won the Pulitzer Prize the following year. Set in Maycomb‚ Alabama‚ Lee’s book is about a respected lawyer named Atticus‚ a widower‚ who has two children named Jean Louise‚ better known

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  • Atticus Finch 4

    Atticus Finch is a fictional character in Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Atticus is a lawyer and resident of the fictional Maycomb County‚ Alabama‚ and the father of Jeremy Atticus "Jem" Finch and Jean Louise "Scout" Finch. Atticus is a central character in the novel. In 2003‚ Atticus Finch‚ as portrayed by Gregory Peck in the 1962 film adaptation‚ was voted by the American Film Institute to be the greatest hero in American film.[1] Claudia Durst Johnson noted

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  • Atticus Finch Maturity

    Great Depression‚ when poverty‚ unemployment and racism were widespread in the United States. It’s about the growth and maturing process of the narrator of the book‚ Jean Louise Finch or “Scout” and her family. Scout is a bright and curious child whose name is quite appropriate for her observation skills. Her father‚ Atticus Finch‚ is a lawyer but does not make much money because his clients are poor. She lives with her brother‚ Jem‚ her father‚ and their cook Calpurnia‚ their mother passed away when

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