Mina Showiness January 10th, 2015 Comparison of Tactics Finch and Morris Schwartz Aristotle once said, “Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they Who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art Of living well. ” The authors of the two books, To Kill a Mockingbird and Tuesdays with Morris teach the reader life’s most valuable lessons through two Wise teachers by the name of Tactics Finch and Morris Schwartz. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Tactics Finch teaches his children important values that helped shape and develop hem into adolescence.
Likewise, Mr.. Schwartz, the main character of the book Tuesdays with Morris, dedicates his life to sharing wisdom with others and deeply affects the lives of everyone around him. Tactics and Morris have many similarities including their teachings of love, the importance of knowledge, and their strong position as leaders and role models, The two characters teach the reader the true value of loving kindness and compassion for others. Morris Schwartz can be seen demonstrating his invention in the power of love when he states that “Love wins, love always wins” (p. 0). In To Kill a Mockingbird, Tactics made sure to always treat people from all walks of life with an equal level of respect and to always help an individual in need. One example is when he defends an innocent African American man who is charged for a crime he did not commit. Morris also exhibits his loving nature throughout the course of the novel in his everyday actions and warm, affectionate gestures towards all the people he encounters. In addition, Morris and Tactics teach the reader the power Of knowledge.
Although Tactics Finch does not attempt to flaunt his good qualities or challenge every one Who tries to Start a fight With him, he is still highly respected and admired by many people in his town of Macomb for his character, morals, and understanding. In Tuesdays with Morris, Morris Schwartz suffers with ALLS: Even though his physical strength began to diminish at a rapid speed. His power to change the lives of hundreds of people remained powerful beyond his last retreats.
Finally, many people in the two novels viewed these men as role models and teachers. Tactics and Morris went against the status quo and stood behind their principals in every situation they were faced with; AS Morris said, if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it! Create your own” (p. 42). Gem and Scout, the children of Tactics Finch look up to their father and model after his heroic actions. In like manner, the many students, acquaintances and loved ones of Morris Schwartz