How did Atticus try to protect his family?
Atticus does his best to protect his family by absorbing an extensive amount of criticism from his community without negatively responding. Atticus' ability to control his emotions and behave in a tolerant, peaceful manner, protects his family by deescalating much of the tension surrounding the case. When Jem destroys Mrs. Dubose's camellia bushes, Atticus makes his son read to her as a punishment, even though Mrs....
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