Why Is Atticus Finch Important In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Goliah Sanchez Ms. Hopper E10, 5 10 October, 2016 The Mockingbirds of Maycomb To Kill a Mockingbird is an book about two kids who live in a racial town and how a black man is accused of rape. The book takes place in Maycomb County, a town that discriminates black people. Harper Lee is the author of the book and petitioned it to be a love story. A mockingbird is a bird that doesn’t cause mischief, but only sings peacefully. In this case, it is whom in the book that never causes conflict with others, but only treats others with respect and courtesy. Atticus Finch is the father of Jem and Scout. I entitle the mockingbird to be Mr. Finch because he is never harsh to others in any situation. Atticus is repute to everyone he comes across, even when they are blunt with him. He is a helpful person and always gives his best effort in everything he does. Mr. Finch is a honest man who respects black people and treats them equally to how white people are treated. While Aunt Alexandra …show more content…

He is a mockingbird as well because his intentions were to assist Ms. Ewell when capable and nothing more. Tom was a good man, even when discriminated by white folks. Though he was an African American , he was always respectful and courteous. Not only does Tom get discriminated for being black, he gets mistreated by the town for raping Mayella Ewell. Mr. Robinson did not really rape Mayella Ewell but she is accusing him of it. Mayella had Tom bust up chifferobe then had him enter the house to fix the door that was broken; the door wasn’t really broken though, she just wanted to get him inside to have sexual intercourse with him. Mayella had lied and told the judge and everyone else in the courtroom, “...That nigger yonder took advantage of me…” (251). Before he took advantage of her, according to her and the witness, he had came up behind her then beat her savagely and choked

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