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  • Parent Atticus
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    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...
  • People Like Atticus And Scout
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    To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee is an ageless classic that takes place during the 1930's. In the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, there was a deadly racial attitude towards the people who were different then the general public. In a town of tunnel vision and hatred, Atticus and Scout stood out with open minds. Atticus was the anchor of reason in Maycomb. He understood many people in town and taught his children how to understand other people's feeling as well. Attic...
  • Situations Jem And Scout
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    Atticus lived as more than a father, he was also a mother and a friend. His children respected him as a parent, but trusted him as a companion. Atticus was forced to take the role of mother and father when his wife passed away. He allowed himself to became a friend in some situations. Scouts teacher informed her that she was not to have reading lessons at home with her father, this angered Scout, and pushed her into disliking school. She came to the decision that she would not go, but Atticus wo...
  • Important Role In Developing Scout And Jem
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    To Kill a Mockingbird: An Analysis To Kill a Mockingbird is definitely an excellent novel in that it portrays life and the role of racism in the 1930's. A reader may not interpret several aspects in and of the book through just the plain text. Boo Radley, Atticus, and the title represent three such things. Not really disclosed to the reader until the end of the book, Arthur " Boo' Radley plays an important role in the development of both Scout and Jem. In the beginning of the story, Jem, Scout, ...
  • Jem And Scout
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    Essay on Atticus Finch To show love to a child, parents usually will talk, spend time, and have fun with their children. In To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch uses these normal ways to show his children that he loves them. He shows he loves his children by spending time with them and by caring for them. Atticus demonstrated his love for Jem and Scout by spending time with them. For example, he often read to Scout. Atticus makes Scout feel wanted by considering her interests abov...
  • Mother To Jem And Scout
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    TEAM There are many people in To Kill a Mockingbird that have significant influences of Scout and Jem's actions. The two that stood out boldly to me, however, were Atticus and Calpurnia. Atticus, being the children's father, thought his kids many moral lessons. Calpurnia acted as a mother to Jem and Scout. Throughout every chapter these two characters were making connections that only parents can do. They both inflicted fundamental influence on the children. Atticus and Calpurnia were both essen...
  • Lesson Of Tim Johnson Scout And Jem
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    An Episodic Novel Harper Lees, To Kill A Mockingbird is clearly a bildungs roman. Bildungs roman is defined as, the development of the protagonists mind and character, as the character passes through childhood into adulthood. Harper Lee enriches and builds her novel by using an episodic format. She teaches Scout and Jem lessons by giving them out in little sub stories. In chapter ten, the lesson of Tim Johnson, Scout and Jem see that some people have unspoken talents. The lessons are contained w...
  • Scout's Final Moment Of Maturation
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    Children are often influenced by adults in their life. Children often receive advice and encouragement from their parents or adult figures. In Harper Lee's novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus Finch helps, his daughter, Scout deal with situations, causing her to become a mature, open-minded individual. Scout learns about courage when Atticus sends her and Jem to read to Mrs. Dubose everyday. Scout learns to fight with her heads instead of her fists when Atticus is defending Tom Robinson. Scout ...
  • Atticus And Tom Robinson
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    Stereotypes Pretend you are driving along on the highway. You see a person on the side of the road having car problems. This is person is wearing an Armani suit and driving a Porsche. The next day, you encounter the same incident but, this time, it is a man wearing baggy jeans with holes in them, a dirty shirt and he looks very unclean. Would you be more likely to stop for the man in the Armani suit, or the the second man? I know that I would stop for man #1. The reason I and most of our society...
  • 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...
  • Jem And Scout Walk Home
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    CH. 1 Scout, the narrator, remembers the summer that her brother Jem broke his arm, and she looks back over the years to recall the incidents that led to that climactic event. Scout provides a brief introduction to the town of Maycomb, Alabama and its inhabitants, including her widowed father Atticus Finch, attorney and state legislator; Calpurnia, their "Negro" cook and housekeeper; and various neighbors. The story starts with the first summer that Scout and Jem meet Dill, a little boy from Mer...
  • Scout And Jem In The Book
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    To Kill A Mockingbird. The characters Dill, Scout, and Jem in the book " To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee live a somewhat diverse childhood as they become aware of the prejudice in their hometown Maycomb and "learn to climb into other people's skin and walk around in it". In the story the children behave as a child would at their time, but their childhood evolves from playful innocence to realizing the pressures of living in a timeframe where prejudice is all around them. Scout, a 6-year-old...
  • Fights Atticus
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    In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee suggests that Atticus is a model parent. Atticus gives guidance to Jem and Scout, and he treats them with fairness and honesty. He tries to bring them up as best he can as a single parent. Atticus is always guiding Jem and Scout with advice so that they will become more compassionate people. Atticus sets a good example for the children when Mr Ewell confronts him. Even though he is provoked and insulted, Atticus simply has a "peaceful reaction". This shows th...
  • Gem And Scout
    295 words
    This book starts out with a simple plot being narrated by Scout. Through the first 7 or 8 chapters, a load of descriptions and short stories are told to get a realistic picture of what life is like living in May comb County. Only minor events occur such as the introduction of all the characters, Gem and Scout meeting a new friend Dill, Scout attending school, and probably the biggest: the introduction and old wives tales about the mysterious neighbor Boo Radley. Some small events that increase t...
  • County Jail Atticus
    720 words
    Atticus Finch, a nearly fifty defense lawyer for small Maycomb County, is the honorable father of main character Jean Louise (Scout) and Jemermy (Jem). He is the lawyer for accused black rapist, Tom Robinson, and he tries to change injustices and racism in his small hometown. Atticus' inner conflicts and moral dilemmas are expertly written in To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. Atticus's physical appearance doesn't play a big part in the novel. Atticus is nearly fifty and wears glasses because...
  • Atticus With A Little Help From Scout
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    For Atticus Finch, most things are "as simple as black and white". In the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, there is one character who is able to make an impact on his children and both types of society. Atticus is a single parent who tries very hard to make everybody he interacts with satisfied. Atticus Finch has a strong impact on the people around him: his children, the black community, and the white community. Atticus makes a huge difference on the way his children live their live...
  • Atticus
    505 words
    In the novel "To Kill a Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee, one of the main characters is Atticus Finch, a defense lawyer for May comb County, Alabama. He's also the honorable father of main character Scout and Jem. He is the lawyer for accused black rapist Tom Robinson and he tries to change injustices and racism in his small hometown. Atticus inner conflicts are expertly written in this novel. Atticus's physical appearance doesn't play a big part in the novel. Atticus is nearly fifty and wears glasse...
  • Atticus Finch
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    In this fine book, there are many pieces of evidence which cover the aspect of this question. One of the first of many begins on page 35. Scout has just finished eating her dinner, and Atticus asks her whether she is ready to read. However, like many young children do, Scout explains to him that she is feeling under the weather and didn't think she'd go to school any more... if it was ok with him. Atticus was taught by his father but never went to school. The gentle father cleverly extracts what...
  • Scout Changes
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    Shaun Chahbazian English IIB G Mrs. Schauwecker February 23, 2003 To Kill a Mockingbird As people grow in life, they mature and change. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Scout, the main character, matures as the book continues. Slowly but surely, Scout learns to control her explosive temper, to refrain from fistfights, and to respect Calpurnia, their maid, and to really learn her value to the family. Scout simply changes because she matures, and she also changes because Atticus...
  • Show Conflict Between Scout And Other Characters
    777 words
    An Essay On The Book, "How ToAn Essay On The Book, "How To Kill A Mockingbird' In this essay you will be informed about Jean Louise Finch, or other-wise known as Scout, after reading this essay you will understand about her physical description, conflicts, courage, and emotional moments discussed in the book, To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee. Scout is just a straight, plain tom-boy. She wears dirty overalls, very scruffy, has bangs and, like most tom-boys, hates to wear dresses. That was jus...

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