Examples Of Atticus Finch Lessons In To Kill A Mockingbird

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As children, we often look to our parents for guidance and moral education. In the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch teaches his children many important lessons. The most important lesson he teaches his children is to not judge others. Atticus teaches this lesson both directly and indirectly by defending Tom Robinson, hiring Calpurnia, and being a neighbor to Boo Radley. Atticus has good intentions and tries to project them onto his kids as they grow up. First of all, Atticus decides to accept the case of Tom Robinson. Tom Robinson is a black man who is accused of raping a white woman and the people of his two assumed his guilt based on the color of his skin. When Atticus' daughter, Scout, asked why he