Response To Character Analysis: To By Harper Lee

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Im ne being a white man in the 1930's. With the pressure and grief of the towns agi people surrounding ; with judgement being directly thrown in the face of the man only trying to do the right thing. In Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee, To , by she illustrates the point that by Atticus defending Tom Robinson even though it was considered the "wrong" thing to do and taking the case, defending him to his best efforts and taking the case even though he knew this would have both negative and positive effects on his children, he was not a racist. In this book, Atticus Finch is defending a black man named Tom Robinson, who is accused of rape. Throughout the story, we see the injustice that has tied between everyone involved as this time . …show more content…
Atticus also demonstrates that discriminating against blacks is immoral to his kids. First of all," he said, "if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, 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 into his skin and walk around in it." (85-87) Atticus makes the connection of blacks in this time and tries to get his kids to understand the injustice that was existant at the time. This showed that not only did Atticus care about the grief it would bring him, but he cared about the knowledge that his kids were absorbing throughout this time. Also, in some of the text, it states that Atticus originally did not want to ever come across a case defending a black person. This would make sense because at the time of this book, segregation was legal and acceptable. But Atticus steps up and takes the leader role, and accepts the case. He also put his best effort into making sure there was at least some sort of effort put into the defense of Tom Robinson. In conclusion, Atticus Finch demonstrates many examples of the equality he wants throughout the book, including the fact he took the case, showed his kids how equality is needed throughout this book .
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