Why Is Atticus Finch Important In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To kill a mockingbird: Atticus
Year 10 white English Unit
Atticus has a major part in the novel to kill a mocking bird
Defending tr family problems trust yourself courage empathy

Atticus Finch is a fictional character in To Kill a Mockingbird which was published in 1960 by Harper Lee. Atticus was a very revolutionary, courageous, caring person. He respected everyone and believed that everyone deserves to be treated with respect he also has a unique parenting style In the noel Atticus took up the role of defending Tom Robinson to show his children what is right even though he would get so much hate for doing it and Atticus will have to defend not only Tom but his beliefs. The trial of Tom Robinson is something Atticus can use …show more content…

"The main one is, if I didn't I couldn't hold up my head in town, I couldn't represent this county in the legislature, I couldn't even tell you or Jem not to do something again.
Atticus was faced with many issues and angry people during the defence of Tom Robinson he was even questioned by his brother about why he did not refuse to take the Robinson case, Atticus replies honourably to Uncle Jack,
Atticus to uncle- "...do you think I could face my children otherwise? ....I hope and pray I can get Jem and Scout through it without bitterness, and most all, without catching Maycomb's usual disease."
In this part Atticus shows how much he cares for his children from what I also understand it wasn’t all about his children it was about what was right. He also shows us how not to be racist or give up before we have even started.
Atticus Finch discusses the loss of Tom Robinson's trial with his children. According to Atticus, Robinson's trial would have turned out differently had the jury been comprised of individuals who were free of societal pressures and influences (which I agree with). It is great the way that Atticus carried himself which I find very inspirational. I assume he was only able to do that because he knew that he tried his best for not only Tom but the whole African American

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