Atticus Finch As A Hero

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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the protagonists, Atticus Finch, is the number one hero, according to the American Film Institute’s 100 years... 100 heroes & Villains list. (can we make this a citation) Whether people agree or not, there is a copious amount of examples from the book which explain why Atticus deserves this honor. Atticus is a great illustration of what a hero is. He is a fictional character that everyday people should try to imitate. The protagonist Atticus Finch in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Nelle Harper Lee deserves the honor of being the number one fictional hero because he has shown strength, demonstrates optimism, and views people for who they are and not for what they look like, all throughout the story.
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