Atticus Finch A Hero

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In the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”, many heroes were expressed throughout the novel. One in particular is the narrator’s father, Atticus Finch. Atticus did many things throughout the novel that influenced his life, and everyone around as well. Atticus was not only an amazing father to a son and a daughter, Scout and Jem, but he was a lawyer and a man as well. Atticus had many opinions, thoughts and quotes that were expressed well throughout this novel. This novel was narrated by his daughter Scout, she looked up to her father and listened and understood all of the advice that he had given her. Here are some examples as to how Atticus was a hero to not only his children but to the community as a whole. One way that shows Atticus’ heroism…show more content…
The moddos he said always influenced his kids, his family and all people who heard him to do the right thing. He said many great things to help many people whether they were in tough situations or just talking to him. Here are some things he had said; “ You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” (33) this quote, which was one of many said by Atticus, he is telling his children not to judge others until you know what it is really like to be them, and to live how they do. Another important thing that Atticus had said was during a conversation with Scout, Scout started with “... Atticus, he was real nice…” Atticus followed with “ Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.” (323) Atticus is showing how a lot of people are nice and have a really good heart if you just give them a chance, if you hear what they have to say and you really listen. Once again atticus was a big influence and hero to his children and he really changed how they viewed society. Atticus is a hero in “To Kill a Mockingbird”, it can clearly be seen by the things he says to his kids, how he raised his kids, and how he treated the Tom Robinson case for his time period. Almost everyone in Maycomb looked up to him, though many people were angry with him they all know deeply inside that he did what was right and they envy him for that. He influenced

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