Atticus Relationship In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus is a lawyer in Maycomb Alabama. He Has two kids, Scout and Jem. His wife died when Scout was only two years old. Atticus is not only respected by his children but his community. Atticus teaches his kids valuable lessons throughout the story. He knows they can not just go through life not knowing what 's going on throughout the town. Atticus is not just a normal white male in Maycomb Alabama. He see people for what 's in the inside and not just the outside. The color of your skin does not matter to Atticus. Atticus is a kind hearted man and has strong morals. What 's more important? What 's on the inside or the outside of a person? Atticus doesn 't care what others think, he does what is …show more content…

With the Tom Robinson case, most people in Maycomb Alabama believe he reaped Mayella because Mayella and her dad said he did. During those times in History, A girl could say and African American raped her and the case would automatically be taken to court. The whole town thinks African Americans are less equal to White people. Atticus feels that all. “Thomas Jefferson once said that all men are created equal ....This institution, gentlemen, is a court .... in our courts all men are created equal" (209). One thing about Atticus is he doesn 't care what you look like, how much money you have, or even what color skin you have, he will till treat you the same. “As you grow older, you 'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don 't you forget it-whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash”(252). Atticus has no problem with colored people. Atticus lets and African American raise his kids and lets them attend an African American church. Atticus doesn 't treat colored people differently. Atticus strongly believes to love

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