Life becomes harder for the Finch family when Atticus has to defend Tom Robinson, a black man, in a racist town. Throughout the book Atticus faces many conflicts that he handles very well, making him the hero of the story. When responding to conflict, Atticus Finch shows to be a very responsible man. Atticus states “...if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that’s something i’ll gladly take. He had to take it out on somebody and i’d rather it be me than that household of children out there.”
Using Ransom from the book, ‘Out Of the Silent Planet’ and the quote from C.S. Lewis to answer this question, the answer is no. Three reasons the answer is no are running away from your problems doesn’t solve anything, there can be courage in fear, and because everything we do is a choice. The first reason avoiding evil is not sufficient to make one virtuous is that running away from your problems
(43) This means Salva is an achiever because instead of not helping because he was a child, he helped all the adults and got reeds. Salva leads a group of thousands of boys to Kenya with his dedication and determination. The text states “I will get us safely to Kenya, he thought. No matter how hard it is” (81) This demonstrates Salva being a hard-worker because he is helping thousands of boys cross to Kenya.
Stacey By:Alanah Bible Courage is when you are brave and do what you think is right no matter what others think or say. In the novel, Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor she uses Stacey Logan. He is a very brave boy who has come up with smart plans so he can stand up for what he believes in and his family. Even though Stacey faced many struggles the main ones were when he came up with the idea to break down the bus, he walked T.J home even though T.J. had been a terrible friend to the Logans, and Stacey stayed and watched what happen when the Wallaces went to the Averys to make sure nothing bad happened to him. Stacey 's actions proved that he was a very brave and smart boy, who loved his family and that he was willing to fight for the land and do whatever he could to help save it even willing to take consequences for it.
Later, Mrs. Maudie explained that Atticus is not prideful of his talents, but is “civilized in his heart”(130). This shows that weaponry and talent would not be the first words Atticus would think when defining courage when explaining his kids the real definition of it. Another example that talks about courage involves the Finch’s old and ill tempered
This is Byron’s final show of how much he actually cares about his brother, by saving his brother’s life by risking his own. In “The Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963” a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, there are a lot of changes between Kenny and Byron. Byron changed the most. He has gone from jerk to kind, from mean to caring, from thick-headed to strong-willed.
For instance, in To kill a Mockingbird when Scout is playing in the playground at school he asks, “ Do you defend niggers.” and Atticus replied, “ Of course I do..” (Lee 99). This quote shows taking risks for others is morally courageous because no one wanted to help a black man because they are at the bottom of the social class. However, Atticus didn’t care where Tom Robinson was in the social class he took this risk because he had hope and trust in Tom Robinson.
Margaret Chase Smith once said, “The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.” The former United States senator bravely stood up for women and our right to assume political roles. When you are standing up for what's right you must consider your options and take actions based on what is good for others. The choice you make doesn’t have to be the popular belief, but in order to do be a leader, you must realize morality and bravery in which you can stand up for what is right is the only way to be successful.
Atticus Finch: The Person Lawyers are often perceived as devious and employers of chicanery. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is an exception to this perception. Atticus continuously shows himself to be a excellent figure in Maycomb County and an even better father. Throughout the novel, Atticus demonstrates three main qualities- courteous, courage, and wisdom.
“Jean Louise then discovers that her father, Atticus, her hero and as close to a perfectly honorable man as she can imagine-"Integrity, humor, and patience were the three words for Atticus Finch"-has joined one of the marginally respectable Citizens ' Councils, a kind of less covert version of the Klan” (Gopnik). Correspondingly, this affects other characters in the story, such as Jean Louise. Jean Louise realizes that her father is not the same man she once believed he was. This changes not only her view of her father, but the readers as well. Through other descriptions of Atticus, the reader learns how he has changed from the previous
Analyses About Atticus Finch From To Kill A Mockingbird Doesn’t Atticus Finch, the most sagacious character from the book called To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, provide tons of valuable lessons that can influentially change people’s lives? Go into Atticus’s heart deeply to feel his overflowing wisdom for logical problem-solving skills. As a matter of fact, Atticus doesn’t only solve problems, that occur in the society. Atticus takes enormous roles in To Kill A Mockingbird because he has strong resolution for keeping moral justices, lively heroism through overwhelming situations, and reverence towards any people.
Michael wrote a book about her bravery when it all started. The book is called Thunder Dog: True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero. This book expresses what he heard and felt during what was supposed to be his “normal” day of work. He would not stop saying that if it weren’t for her he wouldn’t be alive today. Roselle was then nominated as an American Hero Dog of the Year.
Courage throughout history has always been interpreted in many different ways; cowardice, defiance, and even idiocy. Often it is hard to recognize true courage until many years have passed. True courage is showing bravery and standing up for your beliefs and principles in times of strife. “Courage isn’t a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin
In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee vividly illustrates the real meaning of courage, both physical and emotional, through various situations and characters. Jem and Scout mix up courage and strength. They think courage is the ability to use strength to get your way. But c courage in the novel is not about winning or losing. It’s about doing what’s right even when it may be hard and people may not be on your side.