To Kill A Mockingbird Atticus Finch Quotes

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The Character of Atticus To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a timeless story about the meaning of friendship and the difference of good and bad. The story has lots of great characters that show their moral values but has no greater, morally upstanding character as Atticus Finch, the father of the narrator Scout. He has many great moments showing his true colors, and in the process showing his kids the way to act when everyone and everything is against you. Through-out the book Atticus again and again shows he is a wise and wants to show his kid how to act, and is a smart man that only wants to do good. Atticus shows how wise he is by telling Scout, “You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.” (Lee 39). With this quote he gives a great piece of advice that eventually helps Scout later down the line. She remembers it when she almost gets into a fight, but takes a step back, considers things from the other persons point of view and walks away. Atticus shows how wise he is by just taking a step back and looking at something from a different perspective. Even though Scout doesn’t fully understand how wise her father is, she knows that he is smart, and cares for her. Furthermore, Atticus is trying to be the best person he can be while trying to be a good parent. He shows this by telling Scout “if I don’t…show more content…
Throughout the book he does this in many different ways, such as Miss Maudie telling Scout “Atticus Finch is the same in his house as he is on the public streets.”, (Pg. 47 PDF Harper Lee) this quote tells a lot about the character of Atticus and the image he tries to portray to his kids. The way Miss Maudie holds up Atticus as a great person, the savior of Maycomb, and it tells a lot about Atticus and tells a lot about his kids too. He teaches his kids valuable lessons and always tries to be a role model whatever the
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