Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird Analysis

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To kill a Mocking Bird
“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. It 's when you know you 're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. {Hook) According to Atticus Finch courage is more than a man with a gun in his hand. Real courage is when you fight for what is right weather you win or lose. Atticus Finch has showed us what real courage is through the novel, and Harper Lee shows us how true courage is needed in society to fight ignorance and hatred. {Intro)

In the book to kill a mockingbird Harper lee uses the kids to show us how the definition of bravery matures and grows, as the children get older. [Clear topic sentence] In the beginning of the story, the children idea of bravery is very simple and elementary, touching the side of the Radley house was the bravest thing to do, and then it changed to never decline a dare no matter what. But as the story progresses, the
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Dubose 's fighting with addiction, and from Scout 's confrontation with the mob at the jail, among others. [Point #1] An example of bravery is when Dill dared Jem to go and touch the Radley house, Dill suggested to lure boo Radley instead of touching the house, but Jem insisted and touched the Radley house which was the bravest thing to do at that age [analysis 1] Atticus showed true bravery when he went against Maycomb, a generally prejudice town, in order to defend Tom Robinson, a black man accused of rape. Even though Atticus knew that he wouldn’t win the case but as he said to his children courage is when you licked before he begins [Point 2] In chapter 15 when Atticus went to the Maycomb jail to protect Tom Robinson from ta lynch mob, after an hour or so The
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