Essay on Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

2133 Words Dec 6th, 2015 9 Pages
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, is the story of a family In the 1930’s, and how one trial change their life for ever. All in all an eyeopening novel that will change the way you perceive things forever. All told in the eyes of a young girl from Alabama named Jean Louis Finch, also known as Scout Finch. She tells us the roller coaster her and her family go through. Jem Finch (her older brother) her father Atticus Finch (who is a very well known lawyer in Macomb County )and their maid/baby-sitter Calpurnia have been living quite a peaceful and decent lifestyle. Until one day Atticus is forced to defend a black man accused of raping a white women. After this their life changed drastically. But Atticus defending this black man, named Tom Robinson is probably one of the best things he could have done. First of all it was his moral obligation to take stand for the rights Robinson deserved. Secondly, he was standing up to societies standards and because of that changing history one step at a time. Lastly, him standing up to tom would make him a even better role model to his children. The opposing side may disagree with me and make the claim that it may severely affect his kids.But in the end we have to outweigh our arguments with theirs. What has greater magnitude, changing history for the positive or children being bullied at school because of Atticus taking the case? Which is why it was a logical reason for Atticus to have done what he did and take a stand for a poor…

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