TKAM Character Web

By: Dylan Harwell

Atticus Finch Description

Atticus was in his late forties and had bad eyesight so he wore glasses.

"Atticus was feeble: he was nearly fifty." - Chapter 10 pg.118

"Besides that, he wore glasses. He was nearly blind in his left eye, and said left eyes were the tribal curse of the Finches." - Chapter 10 pg. 118

Personality Traits

Atticus is a very calm person. He is also honest, responsible, and he is respectful.

"When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness sake. But don't make a production of it." - Atticus pg. 116

"As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it-whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash." - Atticus pg. 295


Atticus was put in the story to be the person who teaches Scout the lessons. He is always answering her questions and giving her advice. He also is a big part of the storyline considering he is Tom Robinsons lawyer.


"Lean On Me" - Bill Withers

"We're Not Gonna Take It" - Twisted Sister

"The Ballad of Donald White" - Bob Dylan

"I'll Stand By You" - The Pretenders

"Imagine" - John Lennon

"Sweet Home Alabama" - Lynyrd Skynyrd