Atticus Finch Argument

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Atticus is a strong willed man who has been faced with a tough situation. Atticus is a character in Harper Lee’s prize winning novel To Kill A Mockingbird. To Kill A Mockingbird is about the Finches, Scout, Jem, and Atticus. Scout and Jem are Atticus’s children. They all live in the small town Maycomb. There lives were pretty quiet until Tom Robinson’s case. Tom Robinson is a good black man who was accused of repeing Mayella Ewell a white women. Many might say that Atticus should not have taken this case. Atticus is a fair man who sticks to his believes so it does make sense for Atticus to take this stand. The first reason it makes sense for Atticus to take this stand is that he is a fair man who understands that Tom is innocent. Miss Maudie, the Finches neighbor, knows that Atticus is a fair man, but not just her the whole county knows. “Atticus Finch is the same in his house as he is on the public streets” (Lee, 61). This shows that Atticus treats everybody the same no mater where he is. Even when Atticus is faced with a problem he still the same. “Miss Jean Louise,…show more content…
It is true that Atticus will receive some backlash for defending Tom Robinson. Even though Atticus lost he made the jury thank for about 4 hours which was a surprise the whole county and made Mr. Bob Ewell upset because he thought that it would be smooth selling for him. “This morning Mr. Bob Ewell stopped Atticus on the post office corner, spat in his face, and told him he’d get him if it tock rest of his life” (Lee, 290). This shows that Atticus was receiving backlash for defending Tom even though he did in fact lose to Mr. Bob Ewell. However, Atticus simply just shook it off and did what he could to help Tom further without regretting anything. Atticus was determined to help Tom and that is what he did, making a big beal about that would have the opposite effect. Therefore, it does make sense for Atticus to take this
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