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How Is Atticus Justified In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In Lee Harper’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus is teaching his kids that violence is not the answer and your battles should be fought mentally with your mind, not physically. Atticus is also trying to get his kids to value knowledge and wisdom, so they may use it to sort out any type of conflict. Atticus believes that violence is never justified, and any battle can be won if one is wise and respects everyone. A person’s mental capabilities are critical to fighting a battle without physical engagement. Furthermore, Scout’s physical engagements with others does not solve anything but, make things worse. When Scout fights Walter Cunningham without thinking, Scout does this blinded by anger. After Jem apologizes to Walter Cunningham and command’s
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