To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes

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In the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee creates the characters by pulling traits of people in her daily life. Atticus, Scout’s dad in the book, is a perfect example of one of these characters because he relates to Harper Lee’s father, Amasa Coleman(A.C.) Lee. In chapter 1 of the book, it says, “… yet the tradition of living in the land remained unbroken until well into the twentieth century, when my father, Atticus Finch, went to Montgomery to read law…”(page 4-5). This quotation connects to Harper Lee’s father because he was also a lawyer, according to Scott Stabler. The character Atticus also connects to Harper Lee’s father because in the book Atticus is a very knowledgeable parent, who often tried to teach the children life lessons.

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