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Atticus is in his 50’s, wears glasses, is tall and has a square face
“He was nearly blind in his left eye, and said left eyes were the tribal curse of the Finch family. Whenever he wanted to see something well, he turned his head and looked from his right eye.”
“... he unbuttoned his vest, unbuttoned his collar, loosened his tie, and took off his coat... this was the equivalent of him standing before us stark naked.”
He is a responsible and loving father, a man who concentrates on essences, not externals, a brave man, and a clear and ethical thinker
"They're entitled to think that, they're entitled to full respect for their opinions. But before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."
"As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men everyday 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."
I think Harper Lee added Atticus to the story to be a father to Scout and Jem, and to also to be an honorable man that the town knows an likes.
I believe Atticus would classical musical.
Symphony No. 5; I – Beethoven, Eine Kleine NachtMusik – Mozart, Moonlight Sonata – Beethoven, Fur Elise – Beethoven, Magic Flute – Mozart