How To See Real Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird courage is defined as standing up for what one believes in. Throughout the part one of the book Atticus stands up for what he believes in even though he is heavily criticized. Out of every character introduced so far Atticus has shown by far the most cnjourage. Scout and Jem show courage by trying to communicate with Boo Radley even though all of the terrible rumors. First, in this book courage is defined as standing up for one’s beliefs no matter what. On page 149 Atticus said “ I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand.” Scout and Jem slowly start to realize this as they begin to start facing challenges like what Atticus is facing.

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