Examples Of Persuasive Essay To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill A Mockingbird Persuasive Essay Over hundreds of years people have been so influential with their words and actions that others can't help but follow. In today's time powerful people have been all over the news, but the more important ones tend to stay out of the limelight. In a world where some talk loud about problems in society, others quietly take action to solve these problems, legitimately and literary. In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird there’s a plethora of characters who use mind over mouth, but two stand out among all. The first is Atticus Finch. Atticus is a character who knows the power of speaking before saying. When Atticus lost the Tom Robinson case he didn't go to all of his neighbors and talk about it like Mr. Ewell did. He quietly and calmly accepted the fact that he lost and kept to himself the next day. The other is Boo Radley. Boo embodies quiet but powerful because he only says five words in the…show more content…
Others try not push the mindset that being loud and in the center of attention is the way to rise to power. One can see by this that this is not the case. Being loud and boastful is least likely to succeed against someone who is leading by example. Why was George Washington the first U.S. president? Not because he was bragging about his achievements, but because he actually achieved something that the people could respect and stand behind. Quiet people are often the most powerful because they lead their people by examples instead of words. The majority of To Kill A Mockingbird’s characters are very inspirational characters by not only what they say, but also what they do, like when Dolphus Raymond acts like a drunk so the town has a reason for his actions. The same goes for Emma Watson. Although she’s in the news for movies or for UN business she tends to stay out of the spotlight. This world would be a better place if everyone saw that actions speak louder than
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