As he gets older though Rodriquez starts to become an outsider not only from friends but also from his family. But he didn’t care, the only thing he cared about and cherished was his education and his life goals of being successful. Richard Rodriquez came from a lower/middle class family that did not know how to read or speak English. As a child if he had a problem with his homework his parents wouldn’t be able to help him because they couldn’t even read the directions. So he felt that they were uneducated and stupid.
“Women loved him,” the article stated and he was always the same on camera as he was off. He was not fake or anything but a man of the highest integrity some say. He was also a determined man, trying to marry his first love, Lena Horn, with whom he was smitten with puppy love. He wanted to marry her despite the huge age gap of 20 years. He had an amazing personality and almost always acted upon it which helped him reach the success level he had today.
The beginning of the hero’s journey starts with the birth of the hero. Twain does not go into extensive details about Huck’s birth, but there is no need for that. We know that Huck has raised himself, occasionally seeing his father. Huck’s pedigree is portrayed as lowly. He never knew his mother and rarely sees his father, with whom he has no relationship.
“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,” Atticus (Lee 30). Likewise, when Bob Ewell spat into Atticus’ face, Atticus considered that by doing nothing, he can save the Ewell children from another beating. In short, Atticus considers all factors before making a decision. Moreover, Atticus is wise because he has a clever mind and tongue. For example, during the Tom Robinson trial, Atticus worded his speech so well that it took the juries a few hours to decide a verdict.
Atticus did not only defend a black man but he had the courage and strength to try and defend him. All other lawyers would have either not taken the case or would have, but not tried at all and let an innocent man die. But Atticus was different; he was one of the few white people that believed that black people are equal to white people. The black community thought of Atticus as a great man, and he was very much respected in the black community. After the court case when Atticus was leaving, the community of black people rose in respect of his heroic actions in which he presented in defending Tom.
When Atticus cross-examines the witness it is revealed that after both men got to the house no doctor was called to examine the extent of Mayella’s injuries because Mr. Tate said that there was no need to call Dr. Reynolds. After this Mr. Tate is permitted to leave the stand, so far I was confused about the evidence that was presented. Mr. Robert E. Lee Ewell was called to the stand next the father of the victim and as well the plaintiff. When Atticus started to cross-examine the witness, he took apart the whole Ewell lifestyle. He started with living conditions then activities and care that the children have.
Andre Joshua Perez English 9 16th of Oct. 2011 Atticus finch To start, Atticus Finch is one of the three main characters in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. He is a father of two children, Jem and Scout, the other two main characters. He is a man who loves Maycomb, the place where he came from. Atticus is a well-educated man and an open person who people can tell their problems. Firstly, Atticus Finch loves Maycomb more than any place he knows.
It is a rare and beautiful thing to find someone that can stand up for what they believe in, still knowing that everyone else they know is against their ideas. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the protagonist, Atticus Finch, is a loving and just character who sees through the preconceived belief in his community that class and social position is very important by looking at everyone as an individual. He does this because of his own beliefs in equality and justice that he also tries to teach to his children. Atticus doesn’t act the way he does only for himself, but also for the people he cares most about. Atticus Finch is a loving, but understanding father.
He worked very long hours and very hard every single day but not once did scrooge ever say “thank you” .He was also paid very little- He barely had enough to keep his family going. Scrooge treats Bob Cratchit as if he is merely a door mat outside his office; he can easily just walk all over him and Bob won’t do anything to prevent it. He was made to work in the freezing cold; scrooge would only allow a very small amount of coal for the fire. All he had for warmth was a dim wax candle. 'Scrooge had a very small fire, but the clerk's fire was so very much smaller that it looked like one coal'.
She told Scout that overalls were meant only for boys. Finally, ageism is shown whenever Aunt Alexandra makes Scout sit alone at supper because she is a child. Jem is able to sit at the dinner table because he is older. Scout fails to relate to her father because of their age difference. This occurs when she accuses Atticus of knowing nothing because he is deemed too old from her perspective.