Atticus As A Father Figure In To Kill A Mockingbird

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There are many role models all around and especially in novels. The saying ‘actions speak louder than words,’ is shown enormously in the novel To Kill a MockingBird. The children, Jem and Scout, learn the most from Atticus Finch. The author, Harper Lee, shows how Atticus deals with things through his actions and not his words. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus is seen as a powerful father figure in his children's lives. Atticus is firm, but fair. He also has Integrity. Atticus also has quiet dignity. When Bob Ewell spat in his face and Atticus reacted very mature to show Jem how he would not let that get to him.

To begin, Atticus was firm and fair. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus is seen as a powerful father figure in his children's lives. In addition, his steady presence keeps the children grounded. As Atticus was speaking to his kids he says “ You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (Lee 30.) Atticus is always putting things in different perspectives to teach his children. Atticus is a father role model, he teaches his children not to follow social norms. Secondly, by Atticus defending Tom Robinson it teaches Jem and Scout about how the justice is not fair. As Atticus spoke to …show more content…

He has taught everyone around him the importance of looking at different perspectives. Atticus once explained how it is a sin to kill a mockingbird because all they do is make music and bring joy to the world, this is the most important quote because it is the most realistic saying to be heard. Atticus has quiet dignity, courageous, and is a powerful father figure to everyone around him and his children. Atticus is always bringing joy and hope to everyone around him. In this story, Atticus is the protector of the mocking

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