To Kill a Mockingbird Essay Topic: Although criticized openly, Atticus is respected throughout the town of Maycomb.
Explain this paradox. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus is constantly criticised for defending a black man but yet the people of Maycomb still respect him. Atticus is well respected in the town of
Maycomb, but he still gets criticised because he is decision to defend a black man. The people of Maycomb respect him because of his courage, he stood up for what was right and because he is a dignified man, that respects everyone else. The people of Maycomb have a wide respect for Atticus, partially because he is very courageous. Atticus had the courage to defend a black man even though he would …show more content…
Mockingbird, Atticus doesn’t dislike anyone, which makes it hard for people to dislike him as well. Atticus is respected by many and criticized by some, nonetheless Atticus really strived to do his best in the Tom Robinson Trial. People crtizing Atticus and calling him a
“niggerlover” never stopped Atticus from having courage and standing up for