Atticus Take This Stand

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Atticus is a calm and caring person in Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird. Atticus is Scout’s (the narrator) father. He is a lawyer and is in a trial with Tom Robinson (a black man) who was accused of raping Bob Ewell’s daughter, Mayella. Should Atticus take this stand? I think Atticus should because of his action of doing the right thing and his selflessness shows that it makes sense for him to take a stand for Tom. The first reason it makes sense for Atticus to take a stand for tom is his selflessness. At the beginning of the book, Scout is explaining Atticus’s life. She said in Chapter 1, “During his first five years in Maycomb, Atticus practiced economy more than anything; for several years thereafter hi invested his earnings in his brother’s
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