Sunday, May 4, 2008
Freshmen: Atticus Finch
Atticus' decision to defend an African-American man in a racially divisive community fuels the second half of the novel. With his actions in mind, consider the following: should our morals be the ultimate determinant in our decisions or are there circumstances under which the safety and well-being of ourselves and our families comes first? Defend your response with specific arguments and examples.