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Atticus is a Good Father in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: Why Atticus is a great father in "To Kill a Mockingbird," the classic novel by Harper Lee.
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 Scout was little. Maycomb County is inherently racist and consists of many prejudiced people. Most of the county called black people `niggers', but to Atticus everyone is an equal. Atticus comes across as a very kind and gentle father, and never seems to loose his temper when Jem or Scout are naughty or misbehave.

Atticus although a lawyer in Maycomb, does not earn a great deal of money and has too stretch it out between him and his children. Atticus tries to be good father as much as he can to Jem and Scout. He never brags about his abilities, he is loving and caring towards his children and tells them the difference between right...

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