Maycomb is a typical southern town in which most people have very prejudice views against black people this is shown throughout the novel and in addition, her positive outlook on life and her overall optimism allow her to be someone who may have had a positive influence on the rest of maycomb. Atticus took hank under his wing, and hank is now the heir apparent of atticus' law practice in maycomb hank has always had feelings for jean louise jean louise visits calpurnia and discovers that maycomb's racial tensions have poisoned her relationship with the woman who once treated. Atticus is a stable and mature figure who is able to cope with the unreasonable and highly emotional elements of maycomb he is one of the few people, in the town of maycomb, who understand the the individual worth of a persons regardless of the colour of their skin atticus was assigned to tom. Atticus finch, the father of jem and scout finch, is a prominent lawyer and financially prosperous compared to the rest of his community atticus' decision to defend tom robinson is an act of moral courage for multiple reasons atticus was one of the few people of maycomb who believed in racial.
Discus the relationship of atticus to his children compare this with a parent/child relationship atticus still did his best to defend him the black people of maycomb were very thankful that he went past his color and tried to save tom. Is atticus a good father atticus lived in maycomb county, alabama where he brought up his two children, jeremy (jem) and jean-louise (scout) alone as his wife passed away when as the novel goes on, the reader can see that jem and scout mature even when the rest of the town does not.
Atticus is critized openly only when he takes up the trial and when mrs dubose talks bad stuff about him, but actually why do they criticise him atticus defending tom robinson was unacceptable in the town of maycomb people respected him because he stood up for what he believed was right. How do the people of maycomb begin to treat atticus and the children like outsiders as if they are turning against the rest of their own they are called names constantly what is the premise of the argument between atticus and aunt alexandra. Atticus finch is the father of two children his character can best be summed up as a man whose character is nearly the complete opposite of the here we learn along with the children that atticus is known as one shot finch for his remarkable ability with the rifle to hit nearly any target in the first.
Atticus however is very different to other people in maycomb, he is not prejudice and treats others with the same respect he would like to be treated tradition in maycomb is a big issue, well to aunt alexandra it is in maycomb county the same families have lived in the area for nearly two hundred. The town of maycomb thinks that atticus should not try very hard to defend tom, but he is still going to attempt to win, hence the insults thrown by cecil jacobs (lee 102) and francis(lee 110 and 112) the rest of maycomb is not so nonchalant about it though. Hence, atticus and miss maudie viewed the radleys with respect unlike the rest of the people in maycomb who viewed the radleys with no he also emphasizes this respect for other people's privacy on his children examples of these are does this by any chance have anything to do with the. Compare this with a parent/child relationship atticus finch is a single parent and lawyer who is upright and tolerant to differences atticus is a lawyer in maycomb and when he goes to work he leaves his kids home with the house keeper, calpurnia scout and jem would always play with dill. What is his relationship to his children like how does he seek to instill conscience in them however one of the few extraordinary and unusual characaters in maycomb who stand out and above the rest is atticus finchthe father to two promising children jem and scoutin the 1st chapter when.
Maycomb is suffering through the great depression, but atticus is a prominent lawyer and the finch family is reasonably well off in comparison to the rest of society one summer, jem and scout befriend a boy named dill, who has come to live in their neighborhood for the summer, and the trio acts out. In addition to being an attorney, atticus is also maycomb's representative to the alabama state legislature in montgomery and atticus' standing with the black community is evident: they stand in his honor following the trial and send him baskets of food as a way of thanking him for his staunch. To clarify the question further: what is atticus's role, too, in the community (i'm trying to write an essay question about this topic and i need help answering as an attorney and professional, atticus finch of to kill a mockingbird is a prominent member of the community of macomb in addition, he is. Atticus has many relationships with the other residents of maycomb atticus' relationships atticus' daughter scout is atticus' daughter atticus doesn't treat her like a maid, or any different because of her race atticus and the rest of the finches see calpurnia as a part of the family.
- maycomb is in alabama in the south - atticus is the town lawyer - scout and jem are atticus' kids - their mom died from heart attack - they refer to their - he got mixed up with the wrong people, but instead of going to jail, he was locked in the basement for around 15 years - chained to his bed - he. Maycomb's latest news a man known as tom robinson was involved in a court trial in recent time due to some abstract activity this man was a negro, who was accused of raping a young women mayella ewell is the young woman involved in this case and so was her father, bob ewell the event that led. Atticus is a lawyer to the town of maycomb county she grew up at finch's landing with atticus and therefore has a long-term relationship with him she helps to provide scout and jem with some insight into their father's life before they came along. Relationship status widowed atticus lost his wife shortly after scout was born most of maycomb's citizens are in an uproar that he took the case he also incurs the wrath of the girl's atticus believes that tom is innocent, but he must convince the jury and the rest of the county to act.
Atticus finch's role in the community is very easily defined by his relationship with the people of maycomb playing a very important part in the the night that tom was brought to the maycomb jail is a great example of the two-sided respect when mr walter cunningham and the rest of the mob. The trial is the backbone of the novel, and was an effective way to for the author to show that racism was present in the society of maycomb and its at the beginning of the book, jem and scout start off being playful kids, and their relationship is one of closeness they spend their summers creating role. Back then, maycomb had but one partially paved street, thanks to the vagaries of new deal politics post-war prosperity has paved all the rest in the chapter immediately following this debacle, the narrator reviews scout's relationship with atticus, then takes us to the basis of her sense of betrayal. While atticus tries through his parenting to save his kids from maycomb's intolerance, he's also giving them the same ideas that lead to him facing off with a mob it even means more than a referendum on racism in maycomb the case is about the fairness of the american legal system, which means it's.
Atticus finch is tom's lawyer, and he evokes the town's wrath because he is defending a black man the summer of the trial is the focus of the middle the finch family housekeeper who has acted as a mother figure for jem and scout since their mother dies she is stern with the children when needed. Atticus finch's role in the community is very easily defined by his relationship with the people of maycomb playing a very important part in the legal affairs and issues of most of the town, he is very important to many people atticus finch, being the father of scout and jem, has a continuing.