Atticus Kodiak Essays

  • Pros And Cons In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    One day, their father, Atticus, who is a lawyer, gets a case which is about a black man named Tom Robinson raping a white girl named Mayella Ewell. Atticus chooses to defend Tom, and it caused many people to criticize their family because of the racist problem at that time. Atticus eventually did a great job defending Tom, and he reveals the truth that Tom never do the rape, which makes Bob Ewell, Mayella’s

  • Discrimination In To Kill A Mockingbird Essay

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    the novel. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by Harper Lee which takes place in Maycomb Alabama, where there is a lot of racial discrimination. But there is also some gender, and religious, discrimination. The main Characters of the book are Atticus, Scout, and Jem Finch. Throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird the author gives the reader insight into how racial, gender, and religious discrimination, impact the community of Maycomb. There are many times when racial discrimination is shown

  • Huckleberry Finn Character Analysis Essay

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    Kathryn Lanford Date 8th grade 9th grade credit CHARACTER ANALYSIS The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain Does seeing the Mississippi River through the eyes of a young boy make for a great adventure? Well Mark Twain appears to think so in his fiction

  • The Great Gatsby And The American Dream Analysis

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    The American Dream has forever been a controversial topic in which it is either achievable or not and it all matters on the perspective it is looked at, to the upper-class it is very well achievable as they might already be there but to the lower class it is not. The novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is the portrayal of the American Dream and how it appears to represent liberty and the capability to make people wealthy through determination and hard work, but exposes the truth behind

  • Civility In Twelve Angry Men

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    Civility will encourage your opponents to keep listening to you. The play Twelve Angry Men shows that civility is important. By the end of the play, the jurors were willing to listen to the people who were the most rational. Juror 8 calmly took the other’s ideas into account, which swayed the jury to favor not guilty. Most of the jury was convinced the boy was guilty, but Juror 8 used relaxed tactics to change their minds. One of the last jurors to change his mind was Juror 3. He couldn’t be

  • Sarah And Juan Rhetorical Analysis

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    Companies persuade viewers to buy their goods or believe in what they want us to through rhetorical strategies. Whether by cold hard facts, logical reasoning, or an emotional story, companies rely on rhetorical strategies to persuade viewers to want their product. When presenting consumers with rhetoric for persuasion means, there must also be a framework in how to present these strategies. In the commercial “The Story of Sarah & Juan” by Extra Gum, the company tries to relate to American consumers

  • Examples Of Racism In Zoot Suit

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    In the past, racial profiling has been used numerous times by police officers and people who thought races other than white were the cause of every case and problem. They thought they were better because they were white and blamed people of other races for committing crimes by judging everyone based off ethnicity. In the play, Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez, Henry and the 38th Street Gang were accused of crimes they have not committed because they were Mexican- American. Today this is still seen society

  • Sit In Movement In The Civil Rights Movement

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    The civil rights movement was a movement that was started to go against segregation. During the civil rights movement there was multiple marches, protest, and many other things that individual or groups of people did to try and get equal rights for African Americans. One of the types of protest is called a sit-in. The sit-ins were mainly started by 4 african american students at a Greensboro lunch counter. At first the four students just wanted some lunch but when they went to go order they refused

  • Analysis Of Rabbit Proof Fence

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    Shedding light on a heinous chapter of Australian history, Phillip Noyce’s 2002 film adaption of the book by Doris Pilkington, Rabbit Proof Fence serves as a glaring reminder of the atrocities suffered by those of the “stolen generation”. Set in 1931, the film portrays a simplified version of the early life of three Aboriginal girls and their daring journey from an “integration program” to home again via the Rabbit Proof Fence. They are pursued by A.O. Neville (Branagh), the school director, whom

  • Analysis Of Wonder By R. J Palacio

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    The plot in the novel with specific references to the novels structure is August going to camp and getting bullied by Eddie by calling him “Freak Boy” A plot is something that happens in a novel, film or ply and it is the important thing of it. The resolution for the plot is when Jack Will helps August when he is getting called names. August starting school is a plot and so is making some friends and having the courage to go to camp when he was afraid to. The plot in the novel Wonder by R.J Palacio

  • To Kill A Mockingbird Courage Analysis

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    "Courage is when you know you 're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what" According to Atticus Finch, an honest lawyer in Harper Lee 's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" courage is not a man with a gun in his hand. "Real courage" is when you fight for what is right regardless of whether you win or lose. Atticus fits into this definition of what "real courage" is and demonstrates it several times throughout the novel. "The only thing we 've got is a black

  • The Kite Runner And To Kill A Mockingbird Analysis

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    that sacrifices his life for family and what he believes in is Hassan, he is a brave and tough person who has had many challenges in his life. More than, in “To Kill a Mockingbird” Atticus is the same, he always stands with what 's right and is willing to do the impossible to fight against racist people. Hassan and Atticus are both characters who are role models and intelligent. On the other hand their intelligence and respect sometimes disturbs other characters. The Kite Runner is a story representing

  • Jem As A Hero Analysis

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    In the book To Kill A Mockingbird Jeremy Atticus Finch shows that he is heroic. There are numerous ways he shows this. He keeps calm when in a dangerous situation. Jem also is brave and courageous. Jem puts other first and he protects others. Those are some ways Jem is a hero. There are a lot of definitions of a hero. Jem’s characteristics are similar to the characteristics of a hero. Jem is a hero but he is a different hero then most would expect. Jem is not your normal hero. He is not like Superman

  • Tom Robinson's Trial In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    Tom Robinson is given in the possession of the jury, both lawyers have a final attempt at convincing the jury that Tom Robinson should/shouldn 't be prosecuted. Atticus starts off his closing remarks with the fact that he believes that the case should have never come to trial and that the case "”is as simple as black and white." Atticus uses his credibility as a renowned lawyer in Maycomb County and his confidence in Tom Robinson 's to prove the jury of Tom 's innocence. He also uses the simplicity

  • Coming Of Age Moment In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Jem and Scouts changing perspective of Arthur ‘Boo’ Radley represents a coming of age moment because it demonstrates a breaking away from the childlike imagination that had previously explained all of their questions and superstitions about the Radley’s. A coming-of-age moment is the transition of thinking that occurs when someone learns empathy. At the start of the novel, in many situations, Scout and Jem demonstrate childish behavior and thinking when Jem is

  • African American Education In John Lee's A Lesson Before Dying

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    In the novel A LESSON BEFORE DYING takes place October 1947 and April of 1948 in and around Bayonne, Louisiana. The town is fictional, but the way of life is very real. Grant, who is teacher in Bayonne, is asked to help a young African-American man on death row, Jefferson, to continue his education before he is executed. A Lesson Before Dying depicts the African American culture and the discrimination facing them, through the lenses of the justice system, mental illness, and power. Throughout the

  • Mockingbird Symbols

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    Tom Robinson, and Atticus Finch. Together, these three characters represent the three main characteristics of a Mockingbird; protection, innocence, and goodness. Boo Radley is a mockingbird because he represents the protection that mockingbirds display. Boo displays protection towards the children (Jem and Scout) a couple of times throughout the story. In the beginning, when Jem, Scout, and Dill went Hunter 2 onto Boo’s property he shows protection by not telling Atticus or anybody else that

  • Theme Of Classism In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    refuses to treat them as equals because of their skin color. However, Lee created the main characters, Jem, Scout, and Atticus, to be different. They are shown as mature and given the viewpoints that racism and classism is wrong. Throughout the novel, Lee writes the characters to work around societies conflicts and not get caught up in racial concerns. In the novel, Lee uses Atticus to show how she addresses racism differently than if the characters were like the rest of society. As Maycomb is a very

  • To Kill A Mockingbird Literary Analysis

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    Essay 1 Date Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird “To kill a Mockingbird” is a novel in which Harper Lee, the author, presents forth various themes among them the unheard theme of social molarity. Harper dramatically uses a distinctive language through Scout, who is the narrator of the story to bring out the difficulties faced by children living in the southern Alabama town of Maycomb. Harper has dramatically displayed use of bildungsroman throughout

  • To Kill A Mockingbird Character Analysis

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    minds of readers. Scout’s family is made up of three people: Calpurnia, Atticus Finch, and Jem Finch. Calpurnia, the family’s housekeeper is in no way related to Scout by blood but keeps a sense of unity amongst the family. Atticus Finch, Scout’s father, is an important component of Scout’s life. He is an accomplished man, but as Scout sees it, "Our father didn 't do anything. He worked in an office, not in a drugstore. Atticus did not drive a dump-truck for the county, he was not