Atticus Finch is the father of Jem and the scout, he was passionate about many things, but the one thing he showed most passion for was being true to himself and his kids. In the book he is portrayed as a good man of Maycomb city. Being true to himself and his kids means he will fight for his beliefs and be honest even when things are ugly.
Without a doubt, he cares for Reuven very immensely, especially when it comes to his health. He showcases this when making sure Reuven does not harm his eye. “We will ask Dr. Snydmann when you leave the hospital. But no reading now.” (2) He continues to prompt Reuven not to read until he is formally allowed to.
Not only was Atticus the only man who showed courage, Boo Radley also showed a great deal of courage. He helped save the kids the night Bob Ewell attacked them. In doing so, he knew he could potentially be hurt himself, or be caught out of the house and start a whole new predicament. ¨A man was passing under it. The man was walking with the staccato steps of someone carrying a load too heavy for him.
Jem, who was obedient to and for Atticus decided to disobey. For the first time, Jem chose to disobey Atticus to protect him. Jem saw Atticus was in danger, and because he loved him, he stood up to protect Atticus by disobeying. Another example of love in To Kill a Mockingbird is Atticus’s love for his kids. Throughout the story, several times Atticus shows just how much he truly loves his family.
The law states that is freedom of speech to burn our American Flag, but how is stomping and burning the symbol of this nation where our freedom of speech should be. Most do it out of anger toward our country, but why do they have to take such drastic measures to show their anger. Wattad stated” grant the flag special respect.” ( 1, 2008) It's not saying take away freedom of speech just grant something that represents what our soldiers are fighting for special respect.
“You Cannot Judge a Pumpkin’s Happiness by the Smile Upon His Face” An exceptional father figure is portrayed in the story “You Cannot Judge a Pumpkin’s Happiness by the Smile Upon His Face”, by Jane Rule, through Harry’s character. Harry is a good father figure due to his in involvement in his children’s lives, such as, he went trick or treating with his children . Furthermore, he is strict/forceful when needed as a good parent should be, for instance, telling his children to bundle up for the rain instead of staying at home. Ultimately, he is caring and concerned for his children’s safety, illustrated by Harry thinking about cancelling Joey’s paper route.
The compassion readers feel is for Fortunato for the reason that he should not have got that brutal way to die. Instead, Montresor should have just confronted him and worked things out. Montresor explains, “But the very definitiveness with which it was resolved precluded the idea of risk” (1). Before Montresor said this, he explained how he will not tolerate with a bully. He means that he has to risk for revenge because he knows what he is doing isn’t right.
In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, reading books is against society's rules. Montag starts to wonder what it is about books that society roles them to be forbidden. The fire station goes and burns down houses with books and the chief of the fire station is Beatty. Although Montag killed Beatty, he thought he was doing the right thing. Montag is justified killing Beatty because montag was trying to protect himself, and was also trying to protect Faber, and Beatty made Montag burn his own house down.
I believe the resolution Cahal attempts to achieve is one of repentance. I think Cahal believes that if he can eliminate all of the things in his life that have caused him to feel guilty, he can escape the consequences he has made for himself. After the hit and run incident with the child, he tried to avoid the situation as much as possible. However, guilt and fear slowly eat away at his mind and force him to confront the truth: he has killed a child.
There are many methods for guiding others, but in Harper Lee's book, To Kill A Mockingbird, a unique way is exhibited. Atticus, a main character, uses his own techniques while being a single father and lawyer. He encounters a variety of challenges in his life at home, work, and in Maycomb. Throughout the book, Atticus stays consistent, understanding, and honest, while raising and teaching Jem and Scout lessons that will benefit them throughout their life.
Parenting to some is a never ending struggle. Just when people think they have it down, it throws another challenge. In Lee's novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, a character is introduced as a human guide to parenting. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in Maycomb, Alabama. He has two children, Scout, and Jem.
As a child grows up, they have individuals whom they look up to and these people make negative or positive impacts onto the child’s learning. For the majority of children, adults are the ones affecting the way they learn while growing up. Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird is a Twentieth Century text that informs the readers about the injustices taking place in a sleepy southern town from a perspective of a child named Scout. Throughout Scout’s experiences in Maycomb County, the characters that have affected her learning in a positive way are Boo Radley, Atticus and Miss Maudie.
In the novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, Atticus Finch is Jem and Scout’s father. He is stern but fair with his children. He is a great father to the children and we can tell this from the life lessons he teaches them. These life lessons include the teachings of compromise to teach his children how to empathize with others around them. Atticus is the least affected by the deep seated racist prejudice throughout the novel, he speaks and acts for what he believes in.
Hanna Clasen Mr. Flanagan AP English 11 February 28, 2017 Atticus Finch Life in the 1930s was hard for most people. In the South, it can be considered a time of racial segregation and injustice. However, in Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus Finch presents himself as a compassionate, wise, and courageous individual, making him an admirable leader in Maycomb County. Atticus is a man who is not affected by what other people say or think about him.