Atticus Finch Speech

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Did you know that people could be mocking bird? Well I'm about to tell you three men that are mockingbirds in To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The first person is Atticus Finch hes a lawyer and a good man who helps no matter who it is. the second is Tom Robinson who is a normal man who dose as much good as he can and unfortunately is scrutinized for being an African American. The third is Boo Redley is a good man who is more or less a hermit that helps in times of crisis.

Atticus Finch is considered a mockingbird because he does nothing to harm others and is constantly lending a helping hand. Atticus is a genuinely good and kind man who goes out of his way to help the people in his life. An example of him helping someone is when Tom Robinson,
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He helped Mealla Ewell with chores and manual tasks for a long period of time which is something he didn't need to do. Despite the rape accusations, there was mounds of evidence that would have proved his innocence. One of the pieces of evidence is that he only had one fully functioning arm and if it was in fact rape, she would have been able to fight back fairly easily. Another piece of evidence was that Mayella's father was an abusive drunk who refused to believe that his daughter was with an African American man willingly. Through all of that Tom remained composed and knew that the only thing that mattered was that he knew the truth about his own actions. Tom would have been found innocent if the towns people weren't biased because of his race. Even during the trail when people were calling him terrible names and accused him of a heinous crime he kept his temper under control and was able to maintain his composure. He never gave up hope even though he was bound to end up in jail simply because of his race. Although Tom ended up dying trying to escape prison, he knew in his heart that he was a good man who would have never hurt a

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