To Kill A Mockingbird Reflection

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“ 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” (Harper Lee). A quote Harper wrote about the book To Kill a Mockingbird that took place in the 1930 's in Maycom Alabama. This book teaches you a lot about life lessons like Atticus Finch a 50 year old widower; lawyer who was born and raised in Maycomb his children, Jeremy (known as Jem) and Jean Louise ( known as Scout). Atticus is kind, fair, and very loving. He treats his children with respect and talks to them like they are adults. The most important thing Atticus teaches in To Kill a Mockingbird is the message about how to best educate a child. From the beginning of the book, he strives…show more content…
In this case Tom Robinson is nothing but a mockingbird as he did nothing but help the Ewell family but still he got taken to court for a crime he didn 't even commit and shouldn 't have been imprisoned for. These are the main things scout and jem learn from Atticus. When Atticus is at the court and is working on Tom Robinson, case a black field worker, he is accused of raping and beating Mayella Ewell. At first Atticus points out three strong points in chapter 20. The first is to find out the truth of what happened that night at Mayella 's house. The second was that she was white and she tempted a black man so that why she got hurt. Then the third point was he found out that Bob Ewell, Mayella 's father, was left handed. In court if you a black male and is accused of doing anything to a white woman, then they are conceder guilty, no matter what. Almost everyone in the town thinks that Tom is guilty, and so Atticus is doing his best to prove that Tom is innocent. In the story we learn that Mayella was beaten on the face and strangled. She had two hand prints around her neck, so we know that whoever did this was strong and had the use of both of his hands, and also was left-handed. When Atticus asks Tom to stand up so Mayella can get a good look at…show more content…
He puts effort in to changing things like when they talk to someone and show them manners. Atticus Finch is a hero because as a person who is known for achievements and qualities. Atticus is known for qualities he displayed in the novel. And for that reason it makes him a heroic character. Atticus Finch is a hero because he defended a Tom in court, provides his abilities and intelligences, and cares for everybody
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