In Scout's eyes what is Atticus's chief fault in To Kill a Mockingbird?  

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Atticus is old and "feeble" since he doesn't play ball with his children and would rather just sit around and read. Then he has "the Finch curse" which is poor eyesight, and must wear glasses.

To Scout and Jem their father is a kind man and a modal father but is a "has been" until they discover his shooting skills when he is called on to shoot the rabid dog. They see a side to their father that they weren't aware of before, plus they get a free lesson on discretion and humility as well.

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