While at the same time he does a favor for the community by setting a superior example for them. The Finch’s are living in a very tough time period, he must be careful about what he says to the children if he wants them to prosper. In the book, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, it says, “...I hope and pray I can get through it without bitterness, and most of all, without catching Maycomb’s usual disease. Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes up, is something I don’t pretend to understand… I just hope that Jem and Scout come to me for their answers instead of listening to the town” (Lee 88). All their father wants is for them to be prepared for what is to come later on.
Human nature and pride show when an individual has traits of humanity, and responsibility is other needed. Atticus didn't give up on his visions throughout the novel, and this is very important to the younger readers, because his character was a role model to many. "Then Mr. Underwood’s meaning became clear: Atticus had used every tool available to free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts of men’s hearts, Atticus had no case. Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed," (Lee 82). This quote explains that not many people believed in Atticus, but he believed in himself and his case, and that's what mattered in the long run.
Before he went inside the house, he stopped in the front of Boo Radley. ‘Thank you for my children, Arthur,” he said.” (This shows that) Boo Radley saved Scout and Jem. (This also shows that) Boo’s reputation to Scout and Jem of being bad and violent was changed into a metaphorical mockingbird because they had bothered him when he didn’t do anything to deserve it and he gave them a gift of saving
mber 9th, 2015 The Scarlet Ibis Pride can be bad or good you just have to handle it. The plot of the story it that Doodle lived past what the doctors expected and how his brother was trying to teach him how to be like a “normal” boy. The author uses plot events, characterization, and symbolism to show faithfulness and sorrow. The plot is brother having faith in Doodle to become “normal”. When the family realized that they now had hope they decided to give Doodle a name.
In Chapter 15 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout’s compassionate actions eliminate the tension of the lynching mob. Scout helps to eliminate this problem by being compassionate for Atticus and running in and wanting to help him.When she runs in she starts talking to a person she remembered, which was Mr. Cunningham about his son, Walter Cunningham, and by doing so she settled the tension and made conversation. Which allowed the men to leave on a good note. When Scout and Jem are reading to Mrs. Dubose, although they didn’t want to be there, they showed compassion by reading to her and taking the time to do so. They also helped her to slowly get rid of her addiction to drugs, by slowly depriving her from them a little longer each reading
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view-” “[Atticus]?” “-until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”(lee 36). Harper Lee’s finest piece of literature, To Kill a Mockingbird, shares the story of young “Scout” Jean Louise Finch and her older adolescent brother, Jem Finch. Their father, Atticus, attempts to teach his children to treat everyone with compassion, forgiveness and acceptance, contrary to the other families of their home town, Maycomb County. To judge a person entirely off of his or her first impression is common with children, but the Finch’s later realize their significant mistake after getting to know them. A local man, Arthur “Boo” Radley is first of the various people the Finch children see as something their not.
In Chapter 15 of To Kill a Mockingbird,when scout tries to have a conversation with Mr. Cunningham, Scout’s compassion relieves the tension of two situations. When they are about to lynch Tom Robinson, Explanation. the theme of compassion developed in other sections of the excerpted novel in chapter 30 when Boo Radley was going to be convicted of killing someone, and Scout took his hand to show that he saved her and that he was innocent of crime. During this chapter Atticus tells Boo, “Thank you for my children,” this shows that scout’s compassion for Boo after the incident showed other people, like her father, that Boo did not deserve to be convicted of a crime. This is how Scout’s compassion is shown in chapter
Atticus showed empathy to Mr.Ewell even though he spit on him and threatened him. The author wrote, “We couldn’t expect her to learn all Maycomb’s ways in one day, and we couldn’t hold her responsible when she knew no better.” It was evident that Atticus showed empathy to Miss Caroline. He tried to understand how she felt on her first day in Maycomb. Atticus has proven that he is empathetic by trying to understand other people’s
Peter had his dad, who’s memories kept him true and honest, but Thomas, who came from a broken family, that was hard on him and did not show him love, needed something to cling onto. He felt comfort in the Nazis and felt like they were his family because they cared for him and congratulated him on his success in school and accomplishments. Just like the kids who are too young for the Nike propaganda, Peter does not fall for the Nazi propaganda. When companies propagandize they tell you what they believe and want you to think the same way. People with strong opinions or believe strongly in their beliefs, like Peter, will not be affected by the bias propaganda because they do not want to believe anyone else 's way, but their
In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird the father figure Atticus Finch shows many different characteristics when it comes to his kids. One of the characteristics that extremely stands out in him is that he is caring. Atticus would rather ruin his reputation in order to show his kids to always do the right thing then keep his social status and let his children not be acknowledged. Atticus tries to raise them as if they had both a mother and father figure in their lives when in reality he was a single father. Atticus is always giving Jem and Scout advice so that they will become more caring like him.