Lawyers receive a lot of criticism on their side that they are nasty slugs and materialistic, yet, there is a man named Atticus Finch, a lawyer who receives a good name as a lawyer and father. He is a fictional character in the novel by Harper Lee “To Kill a Mockingbird”. Atticus is probably a man that many people want to be resembled. He is an extremely upright man who seeks to deal with everyone fairly. This lawyer represents morality and reasoning in the novel.
Atticus Finch Strengths and Faults Atticus Finch is an excellent father to two amiable kids known as Jem and Scout. He is a lawyer in a small town called Maycomb, Alabama. Atticus has a lot of strengths but, he also has some faults. One fault was being too belittled by the realism of Bob Ewell’s threats. This essay will explain Atticus's strengths and weaknesses in To Kill a Mockingbird.
Atticus is Courageous in “ To Kill a Mockingbird” Many books have characters that people fall in love with. Exciting things occur to the characters and they start to show their moral personalities. You start to see characters grow from the beginning. Despite of all the hatred in Maycomb, Atticus shows moral, physical, and emotional courage by defending Tom Robinson, in “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. To begin with, Atticus demonstrates moral courage through his determination to defend Tom Robinson's case, despite of what his friends and neighbors have to say.
The definition of morality is the principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad (Webster 1). In stories, characters have varied moralities like; John Proctor and Judge Danforth, Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams, and Reverend Hale and Reverend Parris. In The Crucible, Arthur Miller uses the characters to show how one's morality can be skewed because of the pressure and influence of society. John Proctor and Judge Danforth exemplify the difference of innocence in morality. Proctor is a well-liked man who has a distinct personality for himself (C. Lacovetti 1).
Scout realized this when she walked Boo home, she walked in Boo Radley’s shoes and realized he was a really nice person. When she talked to him, she felt a sense of comfort, but guilt for treating him the way she did all of those previous years. Along with Scout, Jem also learned lessons from Atticus. Jem learned to have courage, even if the situation seemed impossible or hopeless. This played a part in Jem’s life when he didn’t want to help Mrs. Dubose.
Emma Arent Mrs. Aumann Honors English 9 Block 3BC 5 February 2017 The Great Man Odysseus When looking up the definition of a “good guy” you find the description being a morally correct person or character : a hero. In the book The Odyssey, translated by Robert Fagles, the main character Odysseus can be described as “good guy”. When Odysseus sets out from his home, Ithaca to fight in a long war, he is faced with many problems that lead him to fighting for himself by occasionally being violent to protect himself. The issue with this is that some readers get the idea that he is just violent, which makes him a bad man. Although Odysseus can be violent sometimes, he is a good man because he is a good husband, he always looks out for his crew and is kind to everyone he meets on his journey Despite some violent actions Odysseus does, he is a good man because he was a very good husband
John does any and everything to try to help his wife not to become guilty. He goes even further by getting people to say they committed the crime. He tells Cory to testify that Mr. Putnam prompted his daughter to confess to witchery. John is very loyal man to his wife. According to Arthur Miller a tragic hero is an average man with fault, one that lead to his own tragic downfall.
Cisneros illustrates repetition of the words “Do you like these shoes” and this represented the insight of a loss of innocence because she was talking to strangers and showing her shoes off and that was when she met the bum. Similarly in, “The First Job” it indicated a loss of innocents by expressing that Esperanza was working to pay for her schooling. Esperanza was asked by an old man at work for a birthday kiss and Esperanza aforesaid, “I thought I would because he is old and
"Miss Stephanie said Atticus didn’t bat an eye, just took out his handkerchief and wiped his face and stood there and let Mr. Ewell call him names..."(Lee 221). This is an example of how Atticus shows courage because it takes a lot so courage to show kindness to a man that has accused an innocent man and that spits in your face. Also Atticus even teaches courage to his children so that it can be passed down for