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What kind of reasons would inspire someone to give up their time talent and treasure for another individual hardly known to them Why would anyone risk his or her occupation social standing and prestige to stand up for a single moral belief in justice This value of individualism is extremely rare in society Harper Lees novel To Kill a Mockingbird paints a very real picture of this value in the character Atticus Finch Atticus relinquishes his basic need to care for himself He decides not to live comfortably but rather breaks his comfort zone and thinks about others quality of life He makes the decision to try to change his county in respect to the value they see in others It takes a person with strength stamina courage and most importantly character to stand up alone against culture and mend an injustice Atticus holds his position as the public condemns his righteous ideas of change and people begin to admire his will power They finally begin to admit to themselves that their consciences agree with him The populace shows its unrest as they see he will take up the case in the quote Yea but Atticus aims to defend him thats what I dont like about it 163 His town is used to the common defense lawyers taking the cases of defending Negroes and putting on a sham trial Therefore when a champion of human rights like Atticus actually does his job he is looked upon with scorn They are so used to the accepted ways of everyday life that no lawyer would dare go against them all and risk his whole life to right an inequity in his heart Atticus deep want of fairness and equal rights for all is greatly presented in the quotation Atticus voice dropped and as he turned away from the jury he said something I didnt catch He said it more to himself than to the court I punched
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