Atticus Finch Character Analysis

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My favorite novel is Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. I have the upmost respect for Atticus Finch, and he is a character I strive to be because he is respectable, fair, and compassionate. This being said, here are the top 10 ways I am resemble my favorite novel character, Atticus Finch . 1) Atticus Finch answers his children’s questions honestly. I am a very honest person; however, this does not mean I am intentionally harsh or rude. I do not jump into conservations just to give my opinion, but when asked, I will always share my honest feelings about the situation. In other words, I try my best to tell people what I believe they need to hear rather than what they want to hear. 2) He helps others see a situation from a different point of view. Personally, I believe we are evolving into a society where we attack others who share a different view point. Whether someone has a different religion, political view, or philosophy to life, individuals fixate on these differences with a negative connotation. We need to remember that these differences are just that: differences. Not one way is better than the other, but we must all remain open minded and hear other people’s point of view. 3) He sees people for their character rather than their color. As I mentioned in my free…show more content…
I have been raised learning about the justice system, and I have even gone to some of my father’s trials to watch him in court. The only difference between my father and Atticus Finch is that my father is a prosecutor rather than a defense attorney. He was the District Attorney of Mercer County until I was in the 6th grade, but he now serves as an Assistant United States Federal Prosecuting Attorney. Even though my dad usually is usually on the opposing side of defense attorneys, he jokes that Atticus Finch is the only defense attorney he has ever liked. I, like my father, plan to go to graduate school to pursue a joint JD/MBA
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