Examples Of Atticus In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Racism has been always a serious issue, some see it as a game and some see it as a sin. But, how does Atticus Finch sees it? In the novel “To Kill A Mockingbird”, Harper Lee introduces numerous characters with different points of view. One of the most relevant one is Atticus Finch, a father and lawyer. In this novel one can see that Atticus is a Christ-Like character. Thus, because of his lifestyle and opinions. He had a strong believe in being loving to everybody, hating nobody, acting and living the same in every place. God has commanded to love each other fervently, something Atticus was willing to do, no matter what. Regarding this, in the New Testament when God was talking to the ones with a desire of living for Him, He said the following, “Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart.” (New American Standard Bible, 1 Pt 1.22). In this verse, God has commanded to fervently love from the heart everybody. That being the case, when Atticus was talking to Scout about him being a “black people lover” he stated “I certainly am. I do my best to love …show more content…

In the New Testament God stated that people should rid themselves out of all malice and hypocrisy. This can be seen when He stated the following, “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.” (English Standard Version, 1 Peter 2.1). In this verse God is making a call to everyone, so they will stop being hypocrite and leave all malice behind. In the other side, Atticus while talking to Mr. Hacke Tate once said “I can’t live one way in town and another way in my home” (Lee 276). Atticus was brave when saying this, but he was defending the truth, and the ability to never being hypocrite, no matter what does the people say. Therefore, Atticus is putting away all hypocrisy and obeying

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