Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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A parent is not someone who only provides protection and the necessities of life for their children. A parent is someone who deeply cares for their youngster and is a role model for them. A parent is a teacher; someone who can provide information and guidance and shows the real working of society for their child and guide them through it. A parent is someone who treats their children as an independent individual with full respectfully. The story, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, is about Jean Louise Finch (Scout) who is a young girl growing up during the 1930s in Maycomb, Alabam. Harper Lee wrote about Scout’s life and how her father, Atticus, helped her and guided her through life. Harper Lee shows the real attributes of an excellent father in the character Atticus Finch, who is a devoted father to his children, and who treats them as adults, taught them about courage, and finally, showed them the real workings of society by giving them honest, and direct answers. Every child has a dream of becoming an adult, but when they are, not all of them are ready for the real world. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus gets Jem and Scout ready to be adults by treating them like one and showing them the different responsibilities of an adult. For instance, one event where Atticus treats Jem like a mature young man, is when Tom Robinson is murdered and now Atticus has to inform Helen Robinson (Tom’s wife) about his death. On his way Atticus encounters Jem and decides to take Jem with…

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