Examples Of Non Judgement In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird, presents the idea that being non judgemental is demonstrated by not judging someone on one specific thing about someone even when others might judge them. Social justice requires one being non judgemental because everyone deserves being equal. The character Atticus Finch demonstrates being non judgemental by not judging people by their race, gender, and whether their an outcast or not. Atticus, a non judgemental person, because he does not not show any less respect to anyone for what color skin they have. The court appointed him to defend Tom, but, “Atticus also aims to defend him.”(163) Atticus could easily disregard this case, but he aims to defend Tom to the best of his ability. The fact that Atticus spent his time working and defending a black person to the best he can shows that Atticus does not judge people on what race they are. Calpurnia is the the house cook and a black person, but he still respects her. There is no way Atticus can be discriminating against different races with him defending Tom in court and having Calpurnia as a cook for the house. Atticus demonstrates being non judgemental because he respects women. Atticus indicates being …show more content…

Atticus was leaning on the post office, when “Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him.” Yet Atticus did nothing to Mr. Ewell (Lee, 217). Atticus could easily get Mr. Ewell in trouble for doing that stuff. Atticus is not going to stoop down to his level. At the beginning of the story the Cunningham’s come to eat and eat more than a normal person would eat. That means that they do not have very much food for their children. Atticus would still have respect for them and did not threaten them just because they are outcast’s and do not have much food. They are still treated with much

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