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Who does Atticus compare the men who come to the jail to, and why?

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cee93 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 14, 2007 at 8:00 AM via web

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Who does Atticus compare the men who come to the jail to, and why?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 14, 2007 at 9:56 AM (Answer #1)

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Atticus compares these men to wild animals because of their fear of those who aren't like them and their willingness to put the constraints of the law aside and threaten him with "pack" violence.

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