Atticus Finch - Created By Jess and Paris

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1. Beliefs and values

1.1. He believes in not judging people until you understand them

1.1.1. "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view" - Atticus

1.1.2. "You know the court appointed him to defend this nigger.", "Yeah, but Atticus aims to defend him." - Aunt Alexandra

1.2. He believes that the blacks are wrongly oppressed

1.2.1. "Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird" - Atticus

2. Acts like

2.1. Atticus tried to be as nice as possible to everyone

2.1.1. "he had a naturally tranquil disposition and a slow fuse." - Scout

2.1.2. "Mr Finch is always courteous to everybody. He's not trying to mock you, he's trying to be polite."- Judge Taylor

2.1.3. "I begged Atticus to use his influence... we were guests, and we sat where she told us to sit."- Scout talking to Atticus

2.2. "he never ate desserts; another was that he liked to walk.- Scout"

2.3. Tries his best for his children

2.3.1. "Almost as good as Atticus at making you feel right when things went wrong."- Scout

2.4. Acts like a gentleman

2.4.1. "Atticus is a gentleman, just like me!" - Jem

2.4.2. "Atticus's stubbornness was quiet and rarely evident"- Scout

3. Issues linked to the characters

3.1. Rabid dog

3.1.1. Shoots the rabid dog

3.2. Tom Robinson

3.2.1. Is elected to represent him

3.3. Boo Radly

3.3.1. Tries to stop Scout, Jem and Dill from harassing Boo

4. Characteristics

4.1. Home Schooled

4.2. Loves reading

4.2.1. Atticus and Scout read together

4.3. Doesn't drink

5. How others see him

5.1. Does not hate or hold biases against blacks

5.1.1. "Calpurina always won, mainly because Atticus always took her side" - Scout

5.1.2. "Judge Taylor naming Atticus to defend that boy was no accident"

5.2. Honest man

5.2.1. "Atticus Finch is the same in his house as he is on the public streets.” - Miss Maudie

5.3. His children see him as a feeble old man

5.3.1. "Atticus was feeble, nearly fifty" - Scout

5.3.2. "he did not farm,work in a garage or do anything that could possibly arouse admiration of anyone"

5.4. To many townsfolk, very intelligent and knowledgeable, highly regarded

5.4.1. "You'd be surprised, there's life in him yet" - Miss Maudie

5.4.2. I saw that! One-shot Finch

5.5. He is respected by the black community

5.5.1. "This church has no better friend than your daddy." - Cal

5.5.2. Miss Jean Louise , stand up. You father's passin'," - Reverend Syke

5.5.3. "they 'predicate what you did, Mr Finch."- Cal

6. Looks like

6.1. "nearly fifty"

6.2. "pushed his glasses to his forehead"

6.3. Takes pride in his appearance

6.3.1. "He never loosened a scrap of his clothing until he undresses at bedtime"- Scout

6.4. "Jet black hair but the grey patches growing"

7. Motivated by

7.1. Raising his children to have the same ethics

7.1.1. "If I didn't, I couldn't hold up my head in town, I couldn't represent this county in the legislature, I couldn't even tell you or Jem not to do something again." - Atticus to Scout

7.1.2. "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view" - Atticus to Scout

7.2. Defending Tom Robinson

7.2.1. When we protects Tom from the Ewells, Cnninghams and others

7.2.2. "You now what we wants", "You can turn around and go home again"- Ewell mob and Atticus

7.3. Atticus is motivated by Justice

7.3.1. He is a Lawyer