Racism is a harsh part of life. It affects children in many ways. The way Racism is used towards other is disgusting. In fact in Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird racism is used towards the children all due to Atticus defending a coloured man. Racism was used towards the children because Atticus was fighting for the freedom, rights life and of a coloured man and that was seen as uncivil.
How children act is often a reflection of a parent. They see how that parent reacts in certain situations and they follow suit. When a parent steps out of the norm to bring on positive effects, their children see that and act upon their influence. In fact, in Harper Lee's, To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch's children are a positive reflection of his work due to him deciding to defend Tom Robinson. Atticus' decision to defend Tom in court has a good impact on his children because they begin to reflect his strive for acceptance, equality, and justice.
A parent's decision is crucial because their children will reflect them . Whether it is a right or wrong decision , parents are a child's role model . Children are a clear image of their parents' choices . This can be good or bad for the child . In fact in Harper Lee's , To Kill a Mockingbird , Atticus is a dad who has decided to defend a black man . This has affected his older son Jem the most . Atticus's decision has made Jem a better human being . Jem has been affected in a positive way . He is growing up to be just like his father , a good person because of Atticus's decision Jem is growing up to be mature , open minded and a gentlemen just like Atticus .
When making decisions, parents must be fully aware of the impact that the decisions may have on their children. As parents, their children come before anything else. Especially when making decisions, parents must consider how it will affect their children above all else. However, in Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus' decision to defend Tom Robinson negatively affects his children. Atticus' decision to defend Tom Robinson affects his children because when making the decision, he did not consider how it would effect his children emotionally, mentally, and socially.
Brave people stand up and do what is right, however sometimes doing what is right can have negative consequences and can harm the people or person who is acting upon that morale decision. They can be harmed by people treating them differently or people physically beating them for doing what is right.
In Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus Finch did what was right, however it negatively impacted his children. When Atticus did what was right and defended a black man in court his children were negatively impacted by it. People started treating them differently and were saying that the Finch's are more like black men than they are white which lowered their reputation. Atticus's children were shocked that their father would stand up and defend a black man. Even though Atticus was a brave man for defending Tom Robinson it negatively impacted him and his children.
Sometimes a person has to go against what other people think is right to do what they believe is right.If a person feels something is unjust, they should do something about it. Teaching people about why it is unjust brings light to the subject. In Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird", Atticus defending Tom Robinson positively affects Jem and Scout. By doing this, Atticus is teaching them about equality, how to treat others, and how to distinguish right from wrong.
Standing up for what you believe in is difficult and as a parent, it is even more so because one must ensure that the safety of one's children is absolute. Being a parent is hard because their decisions affect their children just as much as it affects them. In Harper Lees "To Kill a Mockingbird", Atticus puts his children's safety in jeopardy because he stood up for what he believed in. By taking Tom Robinson's case, the young Finches were bullied, judged, and harassed.
Children are greatly affected by the decisions that parents make. Other people will express opinions and other feelings towards children rather than to parents. When a parent makes a bad decision, it can affect children in a negative way. In fact, in Harper Lee's, To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus Finch's decision to defend Tom Robinson affects Scout and Jem in a negative way. Atticus defending Tom Robinson creates a negative effect on his children by not being there for them, keeping secrets from them, and helping someone that nobody likes.
Sometimes deciding to go against what everyone thinks is right is the best choice to make. Parents can teach children morals just through their actions. People need to defend in what they believe in and this should be the reason they are fight the strongest. In fact, in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird be Harper Lee, Atticus' decision to defend Tom Robinson benefited his children in a good way. Atticus deciding to defend Tom Robinson affected his children in a good way because it taught them to not always side with the majority of people, people need to fight for what they are defending even when they know they cannot win, and and that all people are equal.
Being a lawyer is a difficult job. Some cases can affect the lawyer's personal life as well. Many people may disagree with the lawyer's morals. This can be seen in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, when Atticus chooses to defend Tom Robinson. Atticus' choice to defend Tom Robinson had a bad impact on his children. The situation caused a bad impact because many of the town's people despised his family, questioned their morals, and disrespected them.
Being a defense lawyer in a constantly judgmental society is a struggle. Despite the lawyer's opinion, they must defend their clients to the best of their abilities. The judgment that defense lawyers often get affects their family as well. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is a defense lawyer, who decides to do the unpleasant task of defending a Negro man. Mr. Finch's decision to defend Tom Robinson creates a negative impact on his children. With Atticus defending a coloured man in the 1930's, his children suffer from intimidating threats from the community, public fights at school, and their high concern for their father.
Defending anyone in a court case is a difficult task, let alone defending a black man infront of a racist jury. Keeping work life, and home seperate is not easy and if the two come together effects may be felt throughout an entire family. Children will be affected the most because they are young and are still learning. In Harper Lees To Kill A Mockingbird Atticus Finch is a defence lawyer who decides to defend Tom Robinson a black man. Atticus's decision to defend Tom Robinson is a good one as it will positively affect the Finches. The task of defending a black man in a racist time brings Scout, and Jem closer to the black people in the area and has also taught the kids what is right and was is wrong.
Risky decisions can spark a wide variety of reactions that affect people in numerous ways. When a parent decides to engage in a precarious activity, the reactions of neighbours and peers can cause problems in the lives of their children. Children understand basic decisions, but they are not able to comprehend the variety of reactions that accompany risky decisions. In fact, in Harper Lee's, To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus' decision to defend Tom Robinson had negative effects on his children. The negative effects the children experienced due to the pessimistic reactions of the citizens of Maycomb included confusion, verbal outbursts as well as physical flare-ups.
Risky decisions can spark a wide variety of reactions that affect people in numerous ways. When a parent decides to engage in a precarious activity, the reactions of neighbours and peers can cause problems in the lives of their children. Children understand basic decisions, but they are not able to comprehend the variety of reactions that accompany risky decisions. In fact, in Harper Lee's, To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus' decision to defend Tom Robinson had negative effects on his children. The negative effects the children experienced due to the pessimistic reactions of the citizens of Maycomb included confusion, verbal outbursts, and physical flare-ups.
Being the children of a lawyer can be hard because the children can be bullied because of their parents decision in the courtroom. The children can also be avoided by their parents while the parents are working on the case. Atticus is a bad father and this can be seen in Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" when Atticus decided to defend Tom Robinson. Once Atticus decided to defend Tom, Scout daughter of Atticus had people making fun of her, she has gotten into fights, and she snook out of the house because she was worried about her father's safety. Atticus did nothing to help Scout during this difficult time and did not get mad when she was out of the house late at night with no supervision
There are things that we do that we do not want to do, and sometimes, these things we don't want to do become done, and a negative outcome is the result. Sometimes these things can be something that is not fully accepted by society. But most of the time, these things are normal things that we just find boring and un-entertaining. In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, a situation like this exists. Atticus, the father of Jem and Scout Finch, is a lawyer and has to defend a man named Tom Robinson. Tom is referred to as someone who is coloured, or a negro by the townsfolk, back then, African-Americans were not accepted as much as they are today, so since Atticus was defending him, people will look differently upon him. People will also think differently of his children, too. Lastly, Atticus defending Mr. Robinson was a good idea, but can bring bad things to the Finch family.
Racism in the 1930's is extreme compared to how it is now. The whites and blacks simply did not mix; there was segregation almost everywhere. There is significantly less racism now than there has been in the past. In Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout and Jem have overcome racism by accepting African Americans. Scout and Jem have learned to accept African Americans when their father, Atticus takes the case to defend Tom Robinson. Atticus' good decision has taught his children to; fight in what they believe in, treat all people as equals, and to not always side with the majority.
Children need someone to guide them as they go through various stages in life. Sometimes this person is not a parent but a parent figure. With being this person they must be a good role model. In Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" Calpurnia is the most effective parent figure in the Finch children's lives. She is the most effective person in their lives because she teaches them strong morals, helps Atticus raise the children, and shows them that there is more to life than society makes it out to be.
Standing up for something that is not popular amongst other people can be very difficult on them and the people they are surrounded by. People immediately become judgemental when someone defends something or someone that in their minds, is wrong. They choose to become rude to the surrounding supporters as well. This is shown in Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird , when the people of Maycomb persecute Atticus and his family. Atticus made a right decision defending Tom Robinson even though the consequences were not ideal for him and his family. The negative consequences of defending Tom were difficult for Atticus' children because they were put into dangerous situations, excluded socially, and were sent rude remarks.
Being a lawyer can be hard sometimes but ot can also affect the people around the lawyer. If a lawyer takes on a case that is frowned, the lawyer and his loved ones may face srutiny. Even if the loved ones have nothing to do with the case itself the public still might point fingers. This relates to harper lee's novel To Kill A Mockingbird because Atticus took the roght action bt defending Tom Robinson even if his children where prosecuted by the public. Atticus was right for defending Tom robinson in spite of his children being affected because it was an obvious set up, no one else would defend him, and Atticus is a kind man at heart.
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