Kill A Mockingbird, By Harper Lee

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Kara Vallega
Ms. Carpick
English 20S
October 27 2014
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird: Maycomb County 's Very Own Role Model Atticus is generally different from many fathers. He is a man who believes in justice and equality. He is not only Jem and Scout 's role model but Maycomb County 's as well. Harper Lee 's To Kill a Mockingbird takes readers back in time to the 1930 's where they experienced what southern America was like during “The Great Depression.” Jem and Scout went through events that changed their lives forever. In this novel, Atticus was a lawyer who was appointed to a case where he had to defend a black man who goes by the name of Tom Robinson. Atticus tolerated the individuals around him; he did not use violence and used honesty with children whenever curiosity took place, which made him a principal role model of Maycomb County. Atticus is an essential role model of Maycomb County because he is tolerant to people around him. He teaches his children about tolerance in numerous ways such as being patient, understanding, and accepting other people. According to Atticus "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." (30) In this situation, Scout is told not to read anymore because she is too advanced in the class. Here, he demonstrates that you should put yourselves in Miss Caroline 's shoes and understand it is only her first year of teaching. Having it been her

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