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What Makes Atticus Finch A Hero
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What is a hero? In the dictionary a hero is described as an object of extreme admiration and devotion, idol. I think this definition should also include that a hero should have courage and put others before themselves. In To Kill A Mockingbird Atticus Finch demonstrated true heroic qualities. He was admirable and devoted, he was brave and put others before himself in a difficult time. Atticus had to overcome many challenges and take many risks. He was a single parent yet he raised his children to be well behaved, polite and open minded. To instill something like that shows...
applies to the human race and to no particular race of men." That statement gave the people of Maycomb something to think about and may have made some of them think twice before judging someone based on the color of their skin.

Atticus was one in a million. I don't know anyone that is as courageous, fair and admirable as him. As the book progressed I began gaining more and more respect for him and after the trial I thought he was a true. Although Atticus is a fictional character he is great role model and a true hero.

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