Presentation on theme: "Question 1: How do we define the personality traits of a hero? Heroes are uncompromising in their values. They give their all to a loosing fight."— Presentation transcript:
Question 1: How do we define the personality traits of a hero? Heroes are uncompromising in their values. They give their all to a loosing fight.
Question 2: How do the setting, conflicts, and antagonists influence the development of literary heroes? Atticus would not have reason to become a hero without society’s discrimination against the Black community. (TKM Ch. 1)
Question 4: How does a hero represent his/her time period and geographical area? Atticus literally represents his county in the state congress. (TKM)
Question 5: How do various cultures reward or recognize their heroes? Americans reward their heroes with fame and fortune.
Question 6: How does Atticus' heroism as a lawyer make his life difficult? Public opinion is against Atticus for representing Tom Robinson. (TKM) He barely escaped a lynching mob before the trial. (TKM CH 15) He has to stop scout from fighting people for calling Atticus n word lover.(TKM CH. 9)
Question 7:WHAT are Atticus’ reasons for defending Tom Robinson? Atticus defends Tom because he believes everyone should have a right to competent defense even if he Atticus for it. (Guerrero)
Question 8: How does Atticus use courage to fight a community? His moral courage allows him to defend a black man even if his town’s men want to kill him for it. (TKM)
Question 9: How is Atticus a "loser" hero? Countless lawyers cite him as their reason for becoming lawyer even though he lost the case. (Farewell Atticus)
Question 10: What are Atticus's heroic principles? Atticus's own actions in arguing the Robinson case demonstrate this kind of courage, and his behavior throughout embodies values of dignity, integrity, determination, and tolerance. (gale novel’s for students)
Question 11: How are his actions unlike other heroes? Atticus is polite even to his antagonists. When Bob Ewell spits on Atticus after the trial Atticus does not retaliate at all.(TKM CH 22)
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