Definition Essay On Courage

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Courage What does it take to be courageous? Moving to a new school to escape the boredom of everyday life? How about defending the innocent, while knowing they never stood a chance of going free? Courage can also be standing against adversity, even though you are outnumbered. Even still, some see courage as fulfilling a bond, no matter the cost, or defending a friend, even if you think it may end badly. There is courage everywhere in the world’s troubles. In every conflict, there is someone with the courage to speak their mind for what they believe in. In every solution, there is someone courageous enough to seek out the best outcome. Courage relates to the world in an interesting way. It’s not blatant like being bold or brave, and not careful like being smart or cautious. Courage is being strong enough to stand for what you believe, much like Arnold ‘Junior’ Spirit in “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian”. When Junior switches schools to escape The Rez, he realizes the …show more content…

In the movie, after their parents are murdered, the four Bielski brothers form a resistance group called “The Bielski Otriad”. They live in the woods and can make hit-and-run attacks on German soldiers, plus they are able to take in other Jewish citizens to save them from persecution. The amount of courage it takes to organize and carry out the care and building of the camp they stay in is only to be found in Tuvia, the eldest and perhaps smartest of the four. “Each day of freedom is a victory. And if we die trying to live, at least we die human beings.”-(Tuvia) In the book, Ruth must have the courage to survive against the odds in a concentration camp after she is captured. At the same time, The Classens must be courageous enough to defy the Third Reich and keep themselves safe. These acts in both the movie and the book show examples of courage and it’s necessity in WW2 and the

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