Atticus Shows Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Trey Garey
Mrs. Unger
English 9/10 A
12 October 2015
Courage
Many characters in the book To Kill A Mockingbird show courage one way or another. Jem showed courage by touching the Radley house and Calpurnia showed courage by taking Scout and Jem to church with her. Although most of these characters show courage I think Atticus shows the most courage. Atticus shows courage by taking the Tom Robinson case and protecting Tom Robinson. He also shows courage by shooting a mad dog. Atticus Finch is a lawyer and a single father of two. He shows respect to his children as if they were adults but also understands that they make mistakes. Atticus shows courage by not giving up on his morals when challenged by others. A few people in the story including
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