Kill A Mockingbird By Atticus Finch : Traits Of A Hero And Person 's Noble Qualities

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A hero is someone who is idealized for the courage they have and the person 's noble qualities. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch displayed many of these characteristics of a hero and someone courageous. He was one of the most important characters in the novel due to his heroic and courageous beliefs. Atticus fits the attribute of “real courage” because according to him someone with real courage is when “you know[you 've been] licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do”(112). Atticus might as well be the only person in maycomb to be so humble and accepting of others, such as Tom Robinson and his case. He was the only one to accept Tom 's case even though so many others disagreed with his decision he went through with it and was so committed to proving that Tom was innocent, which showed such a big part of his courage.Although Atticus is a great lawyer, he is also a great father to his children, Jem and Scout. Mr. Finch can be depicted as heroic and courageous because of his qualities and decisions he makes throughout the book, he shows us that he is a man of essential who is willing to practice his moral values despite the condemnation of the town. Atticus is a man of good morals and values that engender him to be so courageous. For example the Tom Robinson case, Atticus decided to wrangle in even though everyone contradicted his decision. The case was very black and white…

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