To Kill a Mockingbird

What is the symbolic value and importance of Atticus taking off his vest in the courtroom? Why does he do that? Provide examples to support your answer. Chapter 20

Analyze Character, Motivation

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Symbolically, Atticus is presenting himself as oneof the community, a regular guy. By unbuttoning his vest and removing his jacket, he makes himself a symbol of community and casts off his aura of authority.


To Kill a Mockingbird