Decisions In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Students need to know the choices that you make not only portray how people view you, but those decisions also decide who you are as an individual. The Decisions you make influence the way people view you as a person. As depicted in To Kill A Mockingbird when Atticus chooses to defend a black man named Tom Robinson. In the novel, Scout was in the schoolyard when Cecil Jacobs proclaimed Atticus as a disgrace to the county, “Cecil Jacobs made me forget. He had announced in the schoolyard the day before that Scout Finch’s daddy defended niggers. I denied it, but told Jem” (Lee 74). Agreeing to defend Tom Robinson, Atticus knew he had to accept the consequences of being treated poorly. The people in the community treated Atticus with disrespect…show more content…
Irrational behavior can lead to the breakdown of relationships amongst your peers. Including personal experiences, I initiated a fight in hockey turning everyone’s negative thoughts towards me as an individual. Many people thought of me to be a disrespectful young kid from this incident. Next, many parents from the opposing team were outraged I was still allowed to play in this league. However, one week later I was suspended for 30 days prior to the fight establishing a poor reputation with the people within the league. Even superstar athletes are judged on each and everything they do. Recently, The Golden State Warriors forward, Draymond Green has been caught intentionally kicking opposing players in the groin. In result of his action, Green was issued a suspension of 3 games and arguably known as the most hated player in the NBA. His decision to kick players in the groin caused many people to view him as an extremely disrespectful player. In conclusion, the way you present yourself in front of others establishes the way you’re viewed as a whole. Make good decisions and establish a good reputation with the people in the community. Be cautious of what you say or do and create a reputation of who you are as an
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