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  • Parent Atticus
    630 words
    The bountiful love between a parent and a child is mysteriously unique and special. It is as if there were a world-wide pact, that all of man acquiesced to always love their children and show them compassion all their lives. I didn't write this. I got it off the net. Parents show their children they love them day by day, endlessly, in a myriad of ways. Atticus Finch raises his children with the same type of love, if not more, but in a not so typical way. This line was put here to make sure no on...
  • Main Character Like Jem Finches
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: The Brave Jem Finch The book To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, has many characters and themes. The main themes are racism and the interaction of colored and white people in the south. The setting is May comb County, Alabama. The main characters are the Finch family; father Atticus, daughter and narrate r Jean Louise (Scout), and her older brother, Jem Finch. Jem was a brave boy. He was brave enough to stand up and do the things he had to, even if they scared him. An ex...
  • Good Of A Case Atticus
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    Atticus Finch was a man who fought for what he believed in. He was always the one who stood up for what was right, not what the more popular thing to do was. Atticus has a lot of courage to do what he did for Tom Robinson. Atticus looked past the racism that was in the courtroom where Tom was being accused of raping a woman and he stood up for him. Atticus believed in equality amongst people and he thought that the court was not being equal. Atticus taught his daughter Scout and his son Jem to b...
  • Atticus Finch From The Book
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    Advanced English Ted Korolchuk Mrs. Feldhausen 8-23-95 Trading Places 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 Att...
  • Property Of Bob Ewell
    881 words
    Throughout time society has been tested many a time. The tests of society are those which show the development of a society's culture, morals and value system. The recent events of Maycomb have shown it has not developed or flourished but that with the death of my dear husband, Tom, it has failed miserably. Justice, although bittersweet, is the pie that society has been given the duty to serve. The once-solid pillars of fairness and humanity upon which our society was built are crumbling. The tr...
  • Atticus Finch As The Novel's Core
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    The Core of Stability There are certain elements in literature that are essential in the creation of a classic. One of the most critical elements is that of a character who acts as the novel's core or base. The character is responsible for maintaining the stability of society within the novel, exhibiting qualities of a true hero, and constantly emphasizing the novel's central theme or themes. In the timeless classic, To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus Finch serves as the core of the novel by display...
  • Atticus Character And The Theme
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    " 'Forgot to tell you the other day that besides playing the Jew's Harp, Atticus Finch was the deadest shot in Maycomb County in his time. ' " (P. 98) The speaker of this excerpt is fellow friend and neighbour, Miss Maudie, who is having a conversation with Scout and Jem. Miss Maudie's words were uttered shortly after Atticus had shot a mad dog, Tom Johnson, with a rifle. To his own displeasure, Atticus' heroic performance was before his stunned family, his neighbourhood, and even the sheriff of...
  • Strong Morals And Principles
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    Atticus Finch is a widower or 50 and the father or two children. His character can best be summed up as a man whose character is nearly the complete opposite of the general population of the town and indeed, many white people who lived in the southern states of America. He is a man without prejudice and racial hatred and is a good-hearted man of strong morals. He brings up his children the way he sees right, and defends the innocent represented by Tom Robinson in the novel. Atticus is a man who ...
  • Character Of Atticus Finch As A Hero
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    Proposals: To examine the character of Atticus Finch as a hero in Harper Lees' "To Kill a Mockingbird". To kill a Mockingbird", an acclaimed novel, by Harper Lee is recognised throughout the world. Having read her novel, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1960 soon after its publication, I was compelled to consider the novel in greater depth but was particularly intrigued to examine the character of Atticus Finch as a hero. Maycomb, a fictional town in the Southern States of America plays host to t...
  • Good Man Known As Atticus Finch
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    In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus Finch is a genuinely good man, a rarity in a town made up mostly of unreasonable and highly emotional people. Bravery, wisdom, and high morality are qualities admired in a man: the combination of these qualities result in an outstandingly good man known as Atticus Finch. Atticus displays bravery many times throughout the novel; the most notable of these times being when he chose to go down to the jail to protect Tom Robinson against a lynching mob h...
  • Audience A Side Of Atticus Finch
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    Atticus Finch was a character from a small town called Maycomb in a time that we come to know is shortly following FDR's first inaugural address. Times are hard in small town America and ethics as well as morals are shaped by the way people interact with one another. Atticus has many admirable character traits; tranquility, honesty, humility, and a strong sense of civic duty. Atticus is asked to defend Tom Robinson, an African-American man accused of raping a Caucasian woman. The penalty for rap...
  • Atticus's Mind Tom Robinson
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    Atticus Finch is a man who fought for what he believed in. He stood up for what he thought was right not what the rest of the town thought. Atticus was real brave for defending Tom Robinson in court, he knew a lot of people would get mad and try to hurt him, but Atticus stood up for what he believed in. Atticus had a lot of courage he was the only man in town that would fight for Tom Robinson, because he knew it was wrong to accuse him of something he did not do. I think Atticus knew that Tom Ro...
  • Robinson's Trial
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    To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird, is a story about a trial in a small Alabama town, where a black man is accused of raping a white woman. In this essay I will share with you the setting, some of the characters, some incidents from the plot, the theme, and the point of view. To Kill a Mockingbird is set in Maycomb County, Alabama, in the early 1930's. The setting plays an enormous role in this story. Many of the events that take place in this book may not have taken place if the settin...
  • Very Important Person In The Finches Lives
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    To Kill a Mockingbird Question: Choose a character out of the novel; describe the characters personality and placement in the novel. Answer the following questions: - How does the character relate to the Finch family? - How does the Finch family feel about the character? - Why do they respond to the character like this? (Silke L"o sch, Calantha Lyle, Hayley Slade and El onie Taylor.) In the novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' written by Harper Lee the Finch family are known in Maycomb County by everyo...
  • Atticus Finch And Bob Ewell
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    Parenting is an act of being a parent, which means you show love and care towards your offspring. Harper lees book To Kill A Mockingbird, shows the difference in parenting of the characters Bob Ewell and Atticus Finch. Some ways these two characters are different is depicted in this essay by: showing the difference in the hygiene of themselves and their children, their lifestyles, their community acceptance, and their morals and values. Atticus Finch and Bob Ewell are diversified in many ways in...
  • Atticus Audience The Innocence Of Tom Robinson
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    For any speech to be successful, it must persuade its audience. To attain this goal, the speech has to first get the attention of the audience and at all times, maintain those audiences interest. In Harper Lees To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch, in his speech to the jury uses conflicting ideas to arouse and keep the interest of the jurors. By doing so, Atticus tries to sway his audience toward his ultimate intention, proving beyond a reasonable doubt that Tom Robinson is not guilty of attacki...
  • Kids
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    I dont have one. Cant You Hear Me? i hate you. kill yourself now. Please! I dont like you. Seriously, shoot yourself before I Shoot You! disrespectful towards there family, Atticus told them that she was in pain everyday and this was her way of showing it. She was a recovering morphine addict and that was the only thing that could stop the pain. After the mob incident with Mr. Cunningham, Scout said", 'First day Walter comes back to school " ll be his last' 'You will not touch him,' Atticus said...

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