To Kill A Mockingbird Love Analysis

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Love is undefinable. It is a feeling humans feel and share, but can’t describe. There are different kinds of love. Love for things. Love for activities. Love for people. Love for family. Families consist around love, they are sometimes the only reason they last, when it is gone, they fall apart, and often the piece very much enjoyed. In To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee’s love for the south isn’t shown in the book, but the Finch Family’s love for each other is very evident. One Finch Family’s love for each other is how much Scout loves Atticus. She loves him very much and shows it as much as she can. Both Jem and Scout respected Atticus a lot because he respected them and treated them like adults. These kids were ready to stop everything to make Atticus happy. “No matter what anybody says to you, don't you let 'em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change… I faced Cecil Jacobs in the schoolyard next day… remembered what Atticus had said, then dropped my fists and walked away"(101-102). Scout respected Atticus too much…show more content…
He in fact is willing to get seriously hurt and disobey Atticus to protect him. Lee wrote “...these men were strangers… ‘Go home, Jem,’ he said. ‘Take Scout and Dill home.’... Jem was not thinking of budging... ‘Son, I said go home.’ Jem shook his head”(203). Jem, who was obedient to and for Atticus decided to disobey. For the first time, Jem chose to disobey Atticus to protect him. Jem saw Atticus was in danger, and because he loved him, he stood up to protect Atticus by disobeying. Another example of love in To Kill a Mockingbird is Atticus’s love for his kids. Throughout the story, several times Atticus shows just how much he truly loves his family. The largest point is that Atticus took Tom Robinson’s case to show himself as dutiful and loving in front of his kids. . Harper Lee wrote about Atticus’s talk with Scout.
“‘If you shouldn't be defendin' him, then why are you doin'

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