Atticus Finch

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To Kill a Mocking Bird Atticus Finch, a man of word and justice, is moral hero and a model of integrity for lawyers. In To Kill a Mocking Bird, he is not only racially undiscriminating, but also takes morals and laws of the world seriously. Seeing Atticus as a very interesting individual. I would like to talk more about him. The film is narrated in the view of scout as a 10-year-old girl. At that time, Atticus was appointed by the court to defend Tom Robinson, a black man who has been accused of raping a young white woman, Mayella Ewell. Although many people didn’t approve of Atticus defending the black man, Atticus agreed to defend him. This shows that Atticus isn’t a person who takes skin color into account but he treats people as how they are. However, due to this, the other children taunt the children in school, resulting in scout having fights with them; meanwhile, Atticus had an unpleasant encounter with a group of white men who were planning on lynching Tom Robinson. This shows the racial discrimination at that time and how the black had little rights. However, Atticus still treats them as men, not like the other racist white men who treat them like animals. The crisis Atticus had to face was only averted by the arrival of the children, Jem, Scout and Dill as they forced the mob of people to see things in Atticus and Tom’s point of view, which drove them away in shame. In the film, there was a saying that really got my attention. “If you can learn a simple trick, you'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” This sentence filled…show more content…
He can see all people equally and without discrimination. I see him as a saintly figure, if not perfect. If mankind were to treat each other like this, equally and justly, the world would be a better

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