Importance Of Atticus In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill A Mockingbird is a book that is placed in the 1930s which is in a little town where Atticus Finch lives. Atticus Finch had gotten inform that he had to defend Tom Robson which is a African American which was accused of rapping a white girl. Even though Atticus knew he was not going to win the case for defending Tom Robinson, It was worth it for Atticus because he wants his kids to look up to him for try to help Tom Robinson and Atticus follows the golden rule.
Atticus is a person that likes to help everyone that's around him, he likes to show the golden rule in many ways in the story. Even African American because he is defending Tom Robinson and everyone from the town is racist and wants Tom Robinson to lose the case. Attics shows
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pg 248 “ I wish Bob Ewell wouldn't chew tobacco,” was all Atticus said about it. According to Miss Stephen Crawford, how ever, Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him...Atticus didn’t bat an eye just took his handkerchief and wiped his face.” This shows that Atticus is courageous because he was with his kids and Ewell came out and just spit on his face many other would have started a fight with him but Atticus just walked away because his kids where watching him. Atticus show courage when he was trying to protect Tom pg 172- 173 “You know what we want, another man said… “don't you remember me, Mr. Cunningham? I’m Jean Louise Finch.” This that Atticus show bravery because they was a mob that came to kill Tom but Atticus did not let them in and then his kids came and the mob started talking better because they did not want to hurt no one so they just left Atticus also did not want to fight because he is a kind …show more content…
Scout was at school when she was getting bullied by many kids in there school because her father was defending Tom Robinson pg 85 “ He had announced in school yard the day before that Scout Finch’s daddy defended niggers. This made scout made and she was going to fight the kid who said this but Atticus did not want to hear that Scout have gone to another fight because she already fought once. Atticus was also getting treated bad by the town because he was defending Tom because he is black and everyone's racist in the town and scout did’t really understand because she was to

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