Essay about Kill A Mockingbird, By Harper Lee

1342 Words May 6th, 2016 6 Pages
“A daughter needs a good dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men,” is a quote by Zara Yasin. Zara Yasin’s quote shows how a daughter looks up to her dad and will wish a man to do anything just like their father. A fatherly model is a great example of how a daughter’s perception, actions, and words towards men will be. When girls see how their parents act in certain situations, they will take what they see their father do and apply it to the visual image of other men. In the book To Kill, a Mockingbird which is a classic novel by Harper Lee is able to use the character of Atticus Finch as a modeled parent to his daughter, Jean Louise Finch, by doing what is right for him even though his morals might not be accepted by other Maycomb citizens. Atticus proves how it is better to do what feels right without letting the bystanders having an impact on what she felt vehement about. Harper Lee develops the relationship between Atticus and Scout, also how Atticus is a modeled parent in To Kill a Mockingbird through their actions, reactions, and words. Lee demonstrates how Atticus is a modeled parent by how he acts towards situations. Atticus is a single parent taking care of his two kids, Jem and Scout. He is a lawyer, who is defending a negro, Tom Robinson, which back in the day whites had a quixotic idea that they better than negroes. Atticus demonstrates this through teaching his kids how to learn from their mistakes as “he played with [them], read to…

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