The pair of words most accurately describe how Atticus is characterized in To Kill a Mockingbird is D) wise and guiding.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch is a lawyer and a father of two children, Jem and Scout. He is presented as a good father and a man that shows respect for his children and listens to them. Moreover, Atticus takes his time to explain his children what is the right thing to do in certain situations and why. In that way, he can be considered as a loving and patient man. Furthermore, Atticus demonstrates to be a wise man when he commits to defend an African-American man who has been unfairly accussed of raping a young girl.