He shares them with his children and others around him at the exact right moment. In the book, “To Kill a Mockingbird“, wisdom is one of the biggest themes because it teaches many great life lessons, shows how much different a person is if they are wise, and it is what ultimately helps Scout mature and understand the world around here. Many life lessons are taught in Harper Lee's novel. Most of them are told by the wise father in the book, Atticus. He's always teaching Scout and Jem, his children.
These three families are key examples that a father’s influence has a significant impact on the character of his children. Atticus is a morally upright person who teaches his kids a number of important life lessons and leads by example. In Chapter 3, of To Kill A Mockingbird Atticus shows an interest in Scouts feelings as he is quick to notice that something is bothering her. Scout tells Atticus of her rough first day at school and teaches her an important lesson. Atticus says, “if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks.
Tom is a generous man doing things like spending time with Mayella to help her around the house, he shows respect when he made sure that when Mayella kissed him to not push or hurt her and finally kind-hearted because he did not ask for money every time he helped, just doing it because she seemed lonely and the kindness in him. Tom is a generous man showing this in his testimony of all the times he helps Mayella with the chores and helping where ever he can even though his family waiting for him at home. “...One day she asked me to come inside the fence and bust up a chiffarobe for her”(191) later Judge Taylor asking “ Did you ever go on the place again?” Tom answering “ Yes suh.” with Judge Taylor “When?” and finally Tom saying “Well, I went lots of time”(191) further on Tom saying “ She’d call me in, suh. Seemed like every time I passed by yonder she’d have some little somethin’ for me to do-choppin’ kindlin’, totin’ water for her…” (191) And finally he’s also respectful cause Tom says “ She reached up an’ kissed me ‘side of th’ face.” (194) Later also saying “I didn’t wanta push her or nothin’.” (195) showing his respect trying not to push her to hurt her cause that would one be bad since he is black but he is still quite the gentlemen. And finally, he is kind-hearted showing it when he doesn’t ask or accept any money
I take school and homework very seriously, only because my parents have showed how much it will mean to me. Another one of the “treasures” is towards opportunity. My parents have taught me this by telling their own story about how they became successful. When they were young, they were a married, yet poor couple. However, unlike others during that time, they wanted to succeed, and they knew that they had to work hard to get it.
Seuss or Theodor Geisel was a role model and teacher showing the young and old that they should be true to themselves no matter what. Ted did what he loved no matter what people thought and succeeded greatly. His creativity, determination and kindness are key aspects that helped him become the author and teacher he didn't know he wanted to be. Theodor Geisel was a little boy with a lot of hobbies and no sight of a career path who grew up to be one of the best children's authors ever by following his
Atticus wants to teach his kids Jem and Scout life lessons at an early age so they grow up as respectable people. Atticus takes the trial knowing the consequence that him and his family will be harrassed by the town because it is the right thing to do. Atticus finch decides to defend Tom Robinson to be a good role model for his children and prove that the “Golden Rule” is a rule to
Danny even defended his dad’s style of teaching in front of his best friend, Reuven. Family loyalty is obvious in how Danny treats his dad, how Reuven confides in his father, and how Reb Saunders loves his son despite all his faults. Firstly, although his dad, Reb Saunders, did not give Danny many reasons to like him, Danny still loved him and defended his dad. At times, Danny might seem to despise Reb Saunders, but at the end of the day, he still loves him. For instance, after Reuven met Reb Saunders for the first time and got intimidated by him,
His secondary school teacher, Ahmad Mali was inspired him to become an affirmative person and he also encouraged him to become a sociable people. Ahmad Malik makes him able to communicate with his classmates easy and until now him able to communicate with the stranger. Hillary also changed of the personality of dependent into independent people. When he still is a child, he always relies on his mother. However, after he had working at KFC, Kuching.
Wong’s method of punishing his children disappoints me, I appreciate his soft side. Having been blessed with an amazing family and exposed to very few other father-daughter relationships, my view of how such a relationship “should be” is based off what I know and have experienced. Although I am fully aware others will have different experiences and opinions, I have grown up seeing my father as the foundation of our family. So, while my father is careful not to abuse his power and will happily leave decisions for my mother to make, there is still no question as to who has the final say. Growing up, my father and I rarely had long or deep conversations together.