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Heroism of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: Atticus Finch is a heroic character in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird because of the qualities he displayed as well as his various achievements. He cared for and defended a black man in court against the prejudices of his community; he proved his abilities and intelligence, and he cared for everybody equally.
Atticus Finch is a heroic character in To Kill A Mockingbird. A hero is a person who is known for certain achievements and qualities. Atticus is known for many qualities he displayed during the novel, as well as various achievements. This makes him a heroic character. Atticus Finch is a hero because he defended a black man in court, proved his abilities and intelligences, and cared for everybody equally.

During a time when black people were thought to be lower than white people, Atticus defended a black man in court. He said to his children, "I'm simply defending a Negro--his name's Tom Robinson," (pg. 75). It required a lot of confidence and caring for Atticus to defend Tom, and the black community knew that Tom did not stand a chance without Atticus' help. They respected him and looked to him as a...

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