Examples Of Individuality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Maintaining individuality is the key to success. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee talks about a young girl named Scout who shadows upon race and class in the Great Depression in Alabama. At the end of the novel, the lesson that can be derived is that people respond to things differently when it comes in a matter of black versus white. There is a human being who shows that characteristic of maintaining individuality and being a successful member of society. Atticus Finch, a father of Jem and Scout and his occupation is a lawyer. He represented Tom Robinson in the case against a person named Bob Ewell. Three examples that Atticus shows was when Scout observes him and reflects upon his dad about how he is a true hero. The second example is when he thinks that making his own decisions is better than being influenced by other people. Last, but not least the African Americans gives a treat to the Finch family. One example that Scout observes his father, Atticus. She perceives that, “It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived (Lee, 134)”. This talks about how Scout was going to meet with Atticus by the post box. …show more content…
One example is when he represents Tom Robinson and Atticus gave it a try to help win the case. Second example is Atticus making his own decisions and not listening to anyone’s else's opinions. This shows a sign of individuality. Third, but not least the African American community came back and gave food to the Finch family. Despite losing in the case, the African Americans showed affection towards Atticus Finch. He did something for them and as a result he received food and that made him emotional. In the book, “To Kill a Mockingbird” Atticus Finch proves to be a successful member of society while maintaining his integrity and