Atticus Finch: rape apologist

With the increasing focus on sexual assault, if “To Kill A Mockingbird” were taught in women’s studies classes today, Finch would have to be labeled the villain of the book for not accepting at face value an accuser’s tale of rape and for posing difficult, painful questions to her on the witness stand.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/atticus-finch-american-literatures-most-celebrated-rape-apologist/article/2557457

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