Atticus As A Christ Like Figure Analysis

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The author discusses how to spot a Christ-like figure in works of literature and what their importance is. The author then gives lists of Christ-like characteristics and examples of Christ-like figures in literature. The author also points out that by using a Christ-like figure in a work of literature, there is a more hopeful message embedded in the story. For example, Atticus from To Kill a Mockingbird is a Christ-like figure. Atticus is judged for helping a black man in a city that is infected with segregation and racism. Atticus also treats his children and other children in a good manner and is a good influence. He risks his health for the wellbeing of one man and stands tall even at the face of evil- Bob Ewell. With Atticus being a Christ-like
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