How Does Atticus Agree In To Kill A Mockingbird

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The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a wonderful novel that contains an amazing character named Atticus Finch who treats everyone equally and breaks the social norms of racial separation in the 1930s. Scott Turow once promised to grow up and “try to do things as good and noble as what Atticus had done for Tom Robinson.” I agree with this statement because in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird I think Atticus had morals that were kind and compassionate, he never gave up, and he also stuck up for what he thought was right. To begin, throughout the novel Atticus Finch acts in ways that are kind and compassionate. Jem and Scout, Atticus’s children, find Atticus outside the jailhouse in the middle of the night while a crowd that wanted to hurt Tom Robinson was standing in front of him. …show more content…

The sheriff, Heck Tate, along with many other Maycomb residents, is arguing with Atticus about Tom Robinson. Mr. Tate says that Tom is being moved to the jail tomorrow and then follows it up with, “I don’t look for any trouble, but I can’t guarantee there won’t be any” (194). People said that Tom would get attacked or killed, but Atticus just shakes those comments off and kept working hard. Atticus endures a lot of these comments throughout the novel but it never stops him. Additionally, Maycomb residents are telling Atticus that he should not defend Tom because it can ruin his reputation. “Don’t see why you touched it in the first place. You’ve got everything to lose from this, Atticus. I mean everything” (195). In this excerpt, a large crowd is in front of Atticus’s house yelling at him about Tom and telling him that he is risking a lot defending Tom. Atticus simply replies “Do you really think so” and he never gave up the case after that. Atticus endures all of the negative comments towards him and never gives up. In the end, Atticus endures a lot of negative comments towards him, but he still never gives

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