Why Do People Belive Courage

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Commonly, people belive courage is rushing into a burning building or fighting on the frontlines of war, but courage can be more personal, such as a death in the family or standing up for whats right, even if it isn’t popular. Great examples of courage appear throughout literature, such as in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. In it, the characters Jem and Mrs. Dubose show courage by doing what is right even if they know they have lost. Based on that, I belive these characters show immence courage, but Jem shows more by standing up for what he belives is right, risking his life in order to not dissapoint his father, and doing what is right even if he dispises it. All of these things show Jem’s courage throughout the novel One of the larger
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