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sovietsalesman39
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Kittyk
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Atticus Finch is a better character than Scout Finch

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Kittyk
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/5/2013 Category: Education
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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sovietsalesman39

Pro

Atticus Finch is a morally better character than his daughter, Scout, in the book To Kill a Mockingbird.
Kittyk

Con

Scout Finch is the better and more important character in "To Kill a Mocking bird" because of her innocent unbiased narrative of the social struggles of Maycomb County.
Debate Round No. 1
sovietsalesman39

Pro

I disagree with your statement of Scout being unbiased. She is biased against children whom are poor, and do not know where their next meal is going to come from. Also she nearly beats up one of those poor children. Atticus is a lawyer, and knows what is morally right, and what is morally wrong.....plus your mom says he's a better character, and she used to be an english teacher soo :p
Kittyk

Con

Well if we are using my mother's opinion about these characters she agrees with my observation that scout gives unbiased accounts through out the book. Scout is not biased towards the poor she simple is to young to understand what being poor means so she acts on opinions of elders such as she has her aunt and father. Also when scout fights it is to settle a disagreement or to defend the reputation of a loved one and is never unprovoked which shows her loyalty and devotion. This is more than can be said for Atticus who practically abandons his family during the trial. What does that say about his morals that doing the "right thing" and rebelling is more important then his children.

Scout is a confident, rebellious, and strong willed naturally, she doesn't need a huge scandalous case to show her will. She simple does what she want and feels is right. These traits clearly make her the better character because they allow her to remain untouched by social prejudices
Debate Round No. 2
sovietsalesman39

Pro

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Kittyk

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Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by enclave101 3 years ago
enclave101
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro sources are unreliable like you mom said...