Character Analysis Of Atticus Finch In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

584 Words3 Pages
To Kill A Mockingbird Essay

Can you imagine our country looks like right now if all of us have a father like Atticus Finch? In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee showed that even thought how mean a person is they’re still your friend. This story was about how racism and equality affects humankind except the Finch family. Their family is not just an ordinary like the others because Atticus Finch was not just an ordinary father. Atticus’ relationship with his kids was very different especially because he teaches them how to be respectful to others and by not being racist.

First of all, Scout and Atticus have a good relationship because he teaches her respect and is always honest with her. When Scout comes home from school, she was upset of what miss Caroline her teacher told her that she need to tell Atticus to not teach her read anymore but, Atticus told her that “if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin and walk around on it”. (39) This example proves that Atticus respects what Miss Caroline wants him not to do, on the other hand he
…show more content…
After Atticus knew how smart Jem is on what he did with the snowman he used dirt first when they does not have enough snow, Atticus told Jem that “... ‘but from now on I’ll never worry about what I’ll become of you son, you’ll always have an idea”. (90) What this shows is that Jem was almost just like his father, he is very smart with his decisions. What this illustrates is they have a very good bond that no other people can have and it shows how strong the connection of atticus Atticus towards his son Jem. As one can see, Atticus and Jem’s relationship was very strong because they both respect and love each other and that is what made them
Open Document