Atticus Kodiak

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  • How Does Atticus End Up Becoming Involved In Controversy

    she is surrounded with so that is part of her natural intention. It was hard for her because since she acted like a boy and many people talked about how she should be what she is which is a girl and was made fun of at certain points by her peers. It made life more difficult for her to do the things that she wanted because everyone was reminding her how girls are supposed to act and not do these types of things. 3. Atticus ends up becoming involved in controversy because he decides to defend Tom, a young black man, causing others to think Atticus is a traitor since they hate black people. Although he taught his children to never discriminate black people…

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  • Analysis Of Boo Radley In To Kill A Mockingbird

    the frightening monster that lurked in his house all day to a harmless and timid man, Arthur Radley is now a savior in her eyes, and she becomes aware of the fact that all the rumors she has heard of Arthur Radley has been all wrong after seeing him for herself. Furthermore, as Arthur Radley is ready to leave for his house, his voice is that “of a child,” conveying that Arthur is actually an innocent man viewed as a monster from the prejudice of the townspeople (278). She finally sees Arthur…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird And 12 Angry Men Analysis

    Two of the protagonists, Atticus Finch and Juror 8, exemplify how a single individual can drastically change what those around them perceive to be right and wrong. Children in both texts, specifically Jem and scout, and Juror 3’s son, are also an example of how one person…

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  • Signposts In To Kill A Mockingbird

    which was also during the Great Depression. Atticus, one of the main characters, is a lawyer who has two children named Jem and Scout. A boy named Dill comes to Alabama to visit his Aunt every summer. Dill, Jem, and Scout have started to become interested in Arthur (Boo) Radley and who he really is. The three children had heard rumors about Arthur (Boo) Radley and were curious as to if the rumors were true. The first 11 chapters of the novel are about trying to figure out who Arthur (Boo) Radley…

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  • Innocence In To Kill A Mockingbird: Literary Analysis

    Throughout their lives, all children reach a point where they must become an adult and lose their innocence. Some lose their innocence less gradually than others, such as Jem Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird; who loses his innocence during his father’s case fighting against society’s racial prejudice. Amir in Kite Runner loses his innocent as quickly as his friend is raped. The author of Night, Elie Wiesel, experiences a series of life changing events that tear his innocence from his youthful…

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  • Examples Of Integrity In To Kill A Mockingbird

    Atticus is known for his strong character and his commitment to honesty and Justice. Judge Taylor wanted Tom Robinson to have a fair trial and he knew to accomplish that only someone with esteem integrity can do so. Atticus shows integrity because he does not like to keep secrets, he does not judge his opinion of someone based on their skin color and because he does not take advantage of people. Atticus believes in Tom's innocence, and while any reasonable person could look at the evidence in…

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  • Courage And Courage In Arthur Miller's The Crucible

    In the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller, the author uses the main character John Proctor to portray courage in times of adversity while others cower. Miller uses Proctor's character shows that standing for what you believe in is the right thing to do, even if personal sacrifices have to be made. With all the different trials that the characters have to overcome with many of the towns people in jail and the trial of Salem, Miller shows how to be courageous during hard times and how there will…

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  • Racism And Prejudice In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

    “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it,” said Atticus Finch In To Kill A Mockingbird. This is a story that tells about Scout Finch, his brother Jem, and his father Atticus. The author, Harper Lee’s purpose when writing this book was to show racism and prejudice in the south in the 1930s. One of the focuses of this book is the court case of Tom Robinson, which ended up with an innocent man…

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  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings Rhetorical Analysis

    The novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings tells the story of Maya Angelou’s early life, full of overpowering situations from her childhood. Maya and her brother, Bailey Jr., face many difficulties but manage to come out ahead. Angelou tells their tales with a sense of wry humor, related to the reader through diction and imagery that leaves a lasting impression. One of the first difficult situations Maya faces was a rape when she was only eight. “Then there was the pain. A breaking and entering…

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  • Theme Of Empathy In To Kill A Mockingbird

    accused of rape by Mayella Ewell. Throughout the court case, not many characters in the novel convey or express any empathy towards Tom Robinson. They all assume that because he is black, he is automatically a liar. Once each witness presented their testimony, Atticus, Tom Robinson's lawyer, gave his final statement. In his final statement, he alerted the jury to many separate parts of the testimony. Atticus said “The state has not produced one iota of medical evidence to the effect that the…

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