Atticus Finch Quotes In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Atticus Finch Atticus Finch, he lived in the small town of Maycomb in Alabama with his two children Jem and Scout. He was one of the two lawyers in Maycomb and was very good at what he did. His children were always proud of him and wanted to be just like him. Even though his kids looked up to him, other people of the town did as well. As Jem would say, Atticus wasn’t like every dad in the town, he didn’t have catches with Jem. All he really did wad read the newspaper. He was a good father, fair lawyer, and big influence to the town. Atticus lost his wife to a heart attack shortly after his second child, Jean-Louise or Scout was born. Before Scout was her brother Jeremy or Jem for short. As a single dad he wasn’t raising the two kids all on his own, they had a family cook…show more content…
Scout once compared Atticus to other dads in the county, she explained that he didn’t enjoy the same hobbies such as hunting and playing catch. Scout and Jem didn’t really mind the differences, but they definitely noticed it. Another difference about Atticus being different from the other fathers was the way he made the world look to his kids. He never made a judgement towards anyone, to him everyone was equal no matter their color or looks. To him everyone was the same. The other fathers believed that the whites were higher than the colored no matter how poor or trashy the white people were, they were still higher than colored people. Since Atticus had these views it rubbed off on his children who treated everyone with respect. Atticus helped the kids be smarter than the rest of the kids in school. Since
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