a strong friendship with his children. He can take on these responsibilities without hesitation. The relationship that he has with Jem and Scout is built on equality and respect, and that helps create his best father award figure. Jem and Scout call their dad by his first name, and right there you know that they are treated like adults and not just as little kids. “Jem protested, then pleaded, and Atticus said, ‘All right, you can come with us if you stay in the car’” (239). This shows that by allowing
segregation that arose in the 1930’s. The general storyline is about the main characters, Scout and Jem. At the start of the story, Jem and Scout were always discriminating against other characters, especially Boo Radley. The town was split in half due to racial segregation and Atticus Finch, their father, was a lawyer who doesn’t care who he’s representing because he’s a man of integrity and decency. Scout and Jem eventually mature and start to understand the dangers of discrimination after they
Mockingbird’s plot is extremely different to The Helpand The Color Purple. It is set in Alabama, Maycomb, during the 1930s. Atticus Finch, a highly respected lawyer, is asked to defend a black man, Tom Robinson, who is falsely accused of raping a white woman. Even though there is pressure on Atticus to not accept the case, he agrees to defend Tom. Atticus has two children, Scout and Jem, and he wants to teach them against prejudice. Like in The Help, Calpurnia, the Finch’s cook, is treated like family.