Atticus Finch Good Vs Evil

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Good vs. Evil There are people who are either good or bad where ever we go. In society, there is not really a place that is affected by human actions. In Harper Lee’s book To Kill a Mockingbird she portrays her characters through the themes of good and bad. In the book she has the readers view Atticus Finch as a good man, but Bob Ewell as the bad man throughout the book. The themes within the book are showed through Atticus and Bob because of their actions through the book. Atticus Finch is a lawyer who is representing Tom Robinson against Bob Ewell, the town’s scum bag, for a crime he did not commit. Atticus is one of the few people in town who is good because he keeps to his morals of treating people right even if they had done something wrong. The town saw Atticus as a sympathizer towards colored people because of him being a lawyer and representing someone who is not white.…show more content…
Sometimes in human society, good and evil will be passed along as incomplex, but Harper Lee displays her characters through the themes of good and bad. Atticus is a good man with a good head on his shoulders, but he does have his flaws. For example, “ he allows Aunt Alexandra to override his better judgement” (Jordison). Proving that he, Atticus, may be drawn away from the path of goodness. Atticus may be portrayed as good, but he has his doubtful moments. Then, there is Bob Ewell who is seen as a monster throughout the book through the reader’s eyes because of his violent ways. “Somehow, I could think of nothing but Mr. Bob Ewell saying he’d get Atticus if it took him the rest of his life” (Lee 262) This shows that Bob Ewell is violent in his ways and portrays the evilness of the themes when he tried to harm the Finch children when he had wanted to get back at Atticus. A man is lower than life when he tries to harm a child especially his own or those who had nothing to do with his
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