Atticus Finch In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Atticus Finch, have you ever heard of him? He is a character in To Kill a MockingBird by Harper Lee. He is the father of two children, his daughter Jean Louise “Scout” Finch is the main character as well as the narrator, and his son is Jermey Atticus “Jem” Finch. throughout the novel Atticus Finch, is there to teach life lessons and advice to his children and bring his morals to Maycomb. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in the small town of Maycomb County, who stands for the rights of the citizens. Atticus, fathers two children mostly on his own throughout the whole story teaching them his morals of right and wrong. Atticus Finch is one of the most compassionate and truthful people in the book. In the novel, Atticus Finch shows that he is a compassionate person by trying to prove the innocence of Tom Robinson and protecting the Mockingbirds. He compares the innocence of the …show more content…

Atticus says, “‘Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.’”( Lee, 90). The mockingbird is a symbol of innocence in the book. Tom Robinson is one of the people who is seen as a mockingbird in the book. Atticus once said, “‘Tom Robinson’s case is something that goes to the essence of man’s conscience- Scout, I couldn’t go to church and worship God if I didn’t help that man.’ ” (Lee, 104). The guilt Atticus would have if he didn’t help to prove the innocence of a man, who has done nothing wrong but is being charged with the case of rape, he wouldn’t be able to be the same. He understands that losing someone in your If Atticus is presented with a chance to lie or someone lying, he always tries his best to tell the truth. If Atticus thinks something is wrong or not correct, he will let the person in the wrong know. In the novel, Atticus is explaining how the help of Calpurnia

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