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Who is Atticus and what is his job?

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anthony16 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 6, 2007 at 11:11 AM via web

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Who is Atticus and what is his job?

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Jamie Wheeler | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted June 6, 2007 at 11:16 AM (Answer #1)

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Atticus Finch is a lawyer in Maycomb, Alabama. A single father, he is the father of Jem, his twelve year old son, and seven year old Jean Louise "Scout" Finch. He takes on a case of advert racism in his hometown, defending a black man against the injust charges of rape against a local white woman.

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damini | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted June 16, 2007 at 7:48 AM (Answer #2)

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Atticus Finch is Scout's father and he is a lawyer.

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blerii | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 21, 2012 at 6:10 AM (Answer #3)

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He is the father of Scout and Jem Finch. He is the one who defends Tom Robinson in the trail.

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