Atticus Finch Courage Research Paper

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Courage, it’s a very important skill everyone has, yet not everyone uses. It’s a powerful force and an important weapon that everyone should have in their toolbox of knowledge, courage helps people overcome the difficult for something they think is right or wrong. It’s one of many skills all people should have and some, such as Atticus Finch show and use it more than others. In the story, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the main character Atticus Finch demonstrates his courage by defending a an innocent black man in a rape trail. In which Finch already knows that he has lost at due to the times, but he is bent on leaving a long lasting mark even if he does rule. I respect him for this since after being questioned by scout he replies “simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win” (Lee pg76).…show more content…
It takes a lot of courage for her not to just go off on Cecil (and her father’s words echoing in her head) not to mention no one else was helping her against him so it was all her one this one. Scout further demonstrates her courage in the final chapters when her and Jem are attacked by Bob Ewell, when she hears Jem scream in pain, she runs back towards him not further away, this really shows her courage since most people would keep running. Even though she could’ve died by the hand of a deranged drunk man she still went back and got her brother up and out of there as fast as she possibly could, not even looking
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