To Kill A Mockingbird How Does Atticus Change

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Anne Frank changes the lives of millions by writing down her everyday life as growing up as a young Jewish girl during the Holocaust. She once said, “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” To Kill a Mockingbird , a fiction story written by Harper Lee is about a town, Maycomb, whose people are going through much anguish during the great depression. Atticus changes are the most important to promoting the thematic cores of To Kill a Mockingbird. Atticus shows his love for all people when he defends Tom Robinson in court. Atticus displays respect when he allows his children to ask questions about the world and do as they please as long as it's respectful. Atticus is fearless when he goes against virtually the entire town's views and supports Tom Robinson in the court of law. The day after the trial Bob Ewell confronts Atticus in the…show more content…
Atticus is explaining to Scout that she shouldn’t use words that she doesn’t know the meaning to, Scout says, “You aren’t really a nigger-lover, then, are you”, Atticus responds, “ I certainly am. I do my best to love everybody...It’s never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn’t hurt you”(109) Atticus isn’t afraid to let everyone know the type of man he is and what his morals are. If he was racist he wouldn’t be supporting Tom Robinson and more importantly putting his family through distress in school from children who put . Atticus even goes to Toms jail sell at night to protect him from men who come at night to harm him. He puts himself in harms way so that a man doesn’t get mistreated and he stands up for those who can’t themselves because he knows if Tom fights back he will only get in more trouble. Atticus is trying obliterate racism from his household and from the local towns
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