The influence of a role model

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The Influence of a Role Model Some parents are seemingly hard on their children, while others are a little bit easier. Both ways most parents look out for the best interest of the child no matter what the situation and try to protect them and teach them accordingly. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus is portrayed as a good father, and idol and role model compared to Bob Ewell, Aunt Alexandra & Miss Stephanie Crawford. Throughout the book Atticus has been portrayed as a good role model compared to Bob Ewell. Atticus was treated with respect all through Maycomb; thus he maintained a good reputation. All who knew him thought he should be treated highly. Judge Taylor thought that Scout should respect him too when saying: "Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your fathers passing." (Page 214). Atticus was never violent. Even in tough situations where it would be easier to fight with your fist then your mind, he stayed calm. When he was approached at Maycomb jail by a group of white men, including Mr. Cunningham, he acted with no violence. He also told his daughter, Scout, to be non-violent also when saying: " 'That'll do Scout' Atticus put his hand on my shoulder 'Don't kick folks." Lastly Att Continue...


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Bob Ewell and Atticus had different places in society, different attitudes and ways of teaching their children. Instead of leaving them alone she asked many questions: "Miss Stephanie's nose quivered with curiosity. She wanted to know who all gave us permission to go to the court - she didn't see us but it was all over the town that we were in the Coloured balcony. His children never went to school after the first day. She thought that everyone in the town who was of lower class then her had a bad streak running in their family. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, different approaches are taken by Atticus, Bob Ewell, Aunt Alexandra and Ms. Atticus saw Jem, Scout and Dill playing the 'Boo Radley' game with a scissors. He taught Scout and Jem to respect others privacy and not play games with fake stories on their behalf. He is shown as a good father when he tells Scout she must go to school: "In your case, the law remains rigid. Atticus tried to get Mayella to admit this when he asked: "Who beat you up Tom Robinson or your father" (Page 190).

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