atticus atticus  /ˈæ tɪ kəs/


  • (n) atlas moth



  1. "I just remember being utterly absorbed by it, and inspired by Atticus, and very taken by Scout," Brokaw said. "Those are very powerful characters. And I don't remember another book about the south that treated race in quite that fashion."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Tom Brokaw Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Somewhere in the back of my mind," Thomas writes, "I must have been thinking of To Kill a Mockingbird, in which Atticus Finch, a small-town southern lawyer, defends Tom Robinson, a black man on trial for the rape of a white woman. He was...
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Clarence Thomas Source: Washington Post

  3. Too familiar to call him Mr Peck and too young to call him Greg, Badham says, "Atticus it was for him and Scout it was for me, and that's how it stayed. We were really, really close."
    on Apr 2, 2010 By: Mary Badham Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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