Essay about Atticus Finch

Submitted By garysandhu8
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Ch 1 - " he played with us, read to us, and treated us with courteous detachment"

Ch 2 - "anything Atticus happened to be reading when I crawled into his lap every night."

Ch 3 - "Atticus seemed to have forgotten my noontime fall from grace; he was full of questions about school. My replies were monosyllabic and he did not press me." and "we were at all times free to interrupt Atticus" and "Atticus kept us in fits that evening"

Ch 4 -"What are you doing with those scissors,..

"Give me those scissors," Atticus said. "They're no things to play with."

Ch 5 - "Atticus don't ever do anything to Jem and me in the house that he don't do in the yard," I said " and "Atticus Finch is the same in his house as he is on the public streets."

Ch 6 - " He said he often woke up during the night, checked on us,"

Ch 7 - "Atticus said someone must have lost it, and had we asked around? "

Ch 8 - "I don't care what you do, so long as you do something," said Atticus. "You can't go around making caricatures of the neighbors." and "Before I went to sleep Atticus put more coal on the fire in my room. He said the thermometer registered sixteen, that it was the coldest night in his memory, and that our snowman outside was frozen solid.

Minutes later, it seemed, I was awakened by someone shaking me. Atticus's overcoat was spread across me. "Is it morning already?"

"Baby, get up."

Atticus was holding out my bathrobe and coat. "Put your robe on first," he said." and "With a push, Atticus started us toward the Radley front gate. We stood watching the street fill with men and cars while fire silently devoured Miss Maudie's house." and "Atticus had said we need not go to school that day, we'd learn nothing after no sleep."

Ch 9 -"Come here, Scout," said Atticus. I crawled into his lap and tucked my head under his chin. He put his arms around me and rocked me gently. "It's different this time," he said. "This time we aren't fighting the Yankees, we're fighting our friends. But remember this, no matter how bitter things get, they're still our friends and this is still our home."

and "Somehow, if I fought Cecil I would let Atticus down. Atticus so rarely asked Jem and me to do something for him, I could take being called a coward…