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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Atticus's Advice Regarding Mrs Dubose
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    Although at first it doesn t seem like it to Jem, His neighbor Mrs. Dubose is full of courage. Infact one of the people she criticizes the most (his father Atticus Finch) considers her to be "the bravest woman I ever knew". Before Jem actually got to encounter Mrs. Dubose on a daily basis, he and many of the other neighborhood children were petrified of her. They knew that any time they would walk past her she would yell at them for absolutely no reason. One one particular day it was the day aft...
  • Jem And Scout
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    To Kill a Mockingbird "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee is a story of national magnitude that contains complex characters. Harper Lee deals with the emotions and spirits of the characters insight fully. A few of these characters display courage at one point or another in the story. These flashes of courage come during turbulent times of the story, and often led to success. Atticus Finch displayed courage on numerous occasions. Without his wife he had to raise Jem and Scout alone for most of ...
  • 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...
  • Jem And Scout In Different Ways
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    What Important lessons have Jem and Scout learned by the end of part 1. Are they ready to cope with what lies ahead? In this essay I am going to look at the different lessons that Jem and Scout learn over the first half of the novel, to kill a Mocking Bird. I am going to explore the different ways that they are influenced, and whom the people are that they are influenced by. This will help me to see who is responsible for the character changes that occur in Jem and Scout, as they grow older. In ...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Ami Like Mrs Dubose
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    Harper Lee portrayed Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose in an unique style. Mrs. Dubose was a very ill woman who only has a nigger woman as company. Her illness had separated her from socializing with friends and had restricted her from doing things that normal women are doing. For instance, having afternoon tea with neighbors, or taking a night stroll with friends. Mrs. Dubose was a very straight forward lady. When she had something to say, she would not hesitate or stop to think what other people wou...
  • 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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