Henrick Ibsen once said that, “ The strongest man in the world is he who stands
alone.” A man with the greatest power and strength is the loneliest man. There is rarely
anyone who can match his capability and ability. Even though the man receives respect
from people around him andis inaplace of exbit these characteristics are King Henry II in
Becket by Jean Anouilh and Atticus in To Kill a Mocking Bird by Lee Harper.
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in Alabama, the other characters in the book, turn against him. Unfortunately, Atticus
seems to be the only one who has these feelings about the man. Due opposing views,
Atticus is not looked upon as the same man and there for he feels lonely.
Both Becket and To Kill a Mocking Bird,
demonstrate what Ibsen said in his quote. King Henry II and Atticus are strong men who
stood alone due to their actions.