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What are symbols of Atticus Finch?what are why these symbols of atticus finch

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srwhite | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 15, 2012 at 10:48 PM via web

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What are symbols of Atticus Finch?

what are why these symbols of atticus finch

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gracious15 | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted April 15, 2012 at 10:54 PM (Answer #1)

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Atticus represents goodness and strength of character and human dignity in the novel. He has high moral standards and believes in justice and truth. He is willing to stand up for what he believes in, even when it is not a popular thing to do. He is the conscience of the community, the moral fiber and the one who is always willing to walk in another's shoes. He represents the good of society. like the person above me said, he represented a black man, even though he knew he was going to lose, because he knew that everyone should have an equal chance. he also instilled those qualities in his children and taught them to always treat everyone with respect, no matter their race or social class.

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loraaa | Student | (Level 2) Valedictorian

Posted April 15, 2012 at 11:15 PM (Answer #2)

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he is a man, He has high moral standards and believes in justice. he represents the good of society. and he's the only one who would represent a black man and the truth.

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