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  • Showed Real Courage
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    To Kill a Mockingbird Courage Essay In our society, many people believe that courage is shown solely through physical acts of peril. Our community acclaims those people who put their lives at risk through grave danger to prove there courage, but people often overlook courage isn t always shown through strength. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, numerous amounts of characters show their courage in ways that do not necessarily require physical abilities, but are mental. They truly show mind ...
  • Atticus And Scout 1's Cases
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    To Kill A Mockingbird Courage, the mental or morale strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty, is displayed in many different ways throughout Harper Lee^1's only published novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. To some, the courage manifested by the characters in this book is either offensive, or frivolous, but to those who realize the true meaning of this word, the fortitude and bravery exhibited by certain individuals is considered uncustomary. In fact, To Kill A Mocking...
  • Atticus
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    In Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird, there were many lessons that were taught. Atticus was a lawyer who taught his son Jem and daughter Scout many different values. Atticus felt that one of the most important values was to put yourself in someone else's shoes before you judge them. He also taught them to respect others. Scout was a wild girl and always got into fights with other guys; Atticus showed her that fighting doesn't solve anything. Atticus showed the kids that you should not jud...
  • Most Courageous Characters In The Novel
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    To Kill a Mockingbird is a book about courage. To what extent do you agree with this? Courage is the quality of mind that enables one to face danger with confidence, resolution, and gain a firm control of oneself. Many of the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird showed courage in their own way. Courage can come in many different forms: physical, mental, emotional and moral. Courage is not the only main theme displayed in To Kill a Mockingbird; prejudice and education are also very important theme...
  • Courageous As Atticus And Boo
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    Courage Harper Lee based many characters from her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, on important people in her own life. Her father, a southern lawyer, served as a model for Atticus Finch. Her older sister shared many of the same reclusive qualities as Boo Radley. It can be understood that these people in Lee's life were only foundations for the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird in view of the abundance of courageousness found in the novel. It would be very difficult to conc...
  • Boo And Jem Display Courage
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    To Kill a Mockingbird- The theme of courage In 1960, Harper Lees To Kill a Mockingbird was published. It is a story about growing up, human dignity and prejudgment. It is a story about courage. Courage is mental or moral strength to venture, persevere and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. The theme of courage is embodied in the characters of the novel. Courage is apparent in Atticus, Boo, and Jem. Throughout the novel, the actions and feelings these characters exhibit shows the true meaning...
  • Courageous Of Atticus
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    To Kill a Mockingbird: Courage Courage to me is bravery even in the face of fear and there are many incidences in the book that fit this description. Three of the very courageous character in the book would have to be Jem Finch, his father Atticus Finch and their next-door neighbor Boo Radley. These characters had shown bravery in the face of fear on many occasions and they should be recognized for their achievements. Jem Finch's bravery had many ways of showing itself. He often became scared bu...
  • Courageous Thing Bob Ewell
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    People have different perceptions of courage all the time; some think it is a man with a gun in hand; some see courage as mental strength to persevere and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty; others think courage is an ordinary person, doing extraordinary things; or even standing up for what is right, even if you are standing alone. In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, courage is illustrated through the characters of Atticus Finch, Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose, and Bob Ewell. Atticus and Mrs....
  • Atticus Finch Steps
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    To Kill a Mocking Bird Essay-Courage-Harper Lee's timeless classic of human nature and evils of mankind are well highlighted throughout the plot of "To Kill a Mocking Bird". This novel mainly centers on the characters' lives through racial prejudice at extreme measures. Courage is presented several times throughout the book and is the dominant defense towards vile people and dead-ended circumstances. Justice and equality are two important traits lacking in the town of Maycomb. Tom Robinson, an i...
  • John Proctor And Atticus Finch
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    "Courage is measured by an individual's willingness to continue fighting even when the likelihood of victory is small". It is a person's mental or moral strength to resist extreme difficulty. It is the strength of mind that makes one able to meet danger and difficulties with firmness. This withstanding opposition to defeat allows a person to persevere although the probability of triumph is unfavorable. Arthur Miller's The Crucible and Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird justify this statement. Ar...
  • Courageous Atticus
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: Courage of Atticus Finch In the story To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Atticus is a very courageous character. In the novel Atticus tried every way to help others, who were in the need of it. First of all it is courageous of Atticus to take the Tom Robinson case. Even his own family disagreed of taking the case. The reason was because of the bias. He risks in many was when taking the Tom Robinson case. He risks the chance of by the people that live in the Maycomb coun...
  • Scout's Courage
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    To Kill A Mockingbird In the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, a character Atticus states; "Courage is when you know you " re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what". Throughout history, there have been many courageous people who have strongly demonstrated the quality of courage. Courage is a reoccurring theme that Harper Lee chooses to emphasize throughout To Kill A Mockingbird that many of her characters pursue as a strong quality. However, courage is prove...
  • Courage From The Novel The Book
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    Courage Shown In The Novel Do you think that courage is an important part of a novel? Well in the book, To Kill A Mockingbird, much courage was shown. Courage is standing up for what you believe in, or doing something that is hard and takes many obstacles to overcome, or can be as little as saying, 'No'; to someone. Atticus, Jem, and Boo showed much courage in the novel. First, one of the main characters, Atticus, showed much courage. The first thing in the book that shows it is what he did to a...
  • Town Tom
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    ESSAY "The test of a courageous person is the ability to bear heart". I interpret this quote to mean, if a person is truly courageous he or she will be able to deal with most emotional problems and not be affected by the outcome. I agree with the statement. Two works that we have read this year that exhibit this quote is 'To Kill a Mockingbird', by Harper Lee and the other being ' In 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Atticus Finch is the main charter. HE is a very flat charter. His emotions and other char...
  • Jem And Scout
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    During the time in which Harper lee set 'To Kill A Mockingbird' the great depression had been and devastated the New York stock market. Harper Lee used a variety of language to create atmosphere and reveals the characters in this way. This essay is about courage and how it is explored. Courage is shown in characters and events that happen throughout the novel. Atticus is one of the significant members of Maycomb County that shows a lot of courage; Harper lee shows his courage in many cases. One ...
  • Courageous Of Jem
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    I think that one of the most important qualities a person can have is being courageous. If a person doesn? t have courageous and doesn? t take risks, they can never accomplish what they wish to do in life. A courageous person is an accomplished person! In this book, Atticus is the father of two wonderful and intelligent children. He showed them moral courage (Mrs. Dubose), losing battles (Tom Robinson's case), and just plain courage (the Radley home). Mrs. Dubose was an old woman. Jem and Scout ...

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