Examples Of Courageous-Lee

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1. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don’t have the strength”(Napoleon Bonaparte).
2. Atticus says that Mrs. Dubose showed real courage when she decided to die free of her addiction, this is just one character of many that showed courage through the Novel.
3. The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee highlights the woes and ways of a small deep south county in the 1930’s.
4. To Kill A Mockingbird follows Scout and her adventures growing up in Maycomb county. Scout comes to realize that the world is not as it seems and that it takes true courage to do the right thing with the help of her brother Jem, her dad Atticus, her Mysterious neighbor Boo Radley, and her …show more content…

Atticus doesn’t believe in social norms or prejudices and he isn’t afraid to stand up to Maycomb society. He is willing to fight the losing battle just because it’s the right thing to do.
2. Atticus shows courage because he goes against Maycomb society in defending Tom Robinsion. He knows that the people of Maycomb will not support him, that he will not win the trial, and that it will change his and his kids life but he does it anyway because it’s the right thing to do.
3. "If I didn't I couldn't hold up my head in town, I couldn't represent this county in the legislature, I couldn't even tell you or Jem not to do something again" (Lee 83).
4. This quote shows Atticus portraying courage as it means to harper lee. Atticus is choosing his own path against the social norm which few people in maycomb have the courage to do, meaning that Atticus is an exemplary example of courage in To Kill A Mockingbird. 5 “It's not time to worry yet, Scout. We’ve got a good chance” (Lee 293).
6. Having courage is about going even when the going gets tough. Atticus keeps going even after the guilty verdict which many people would not have the courage to do. This is an example of real and rare …show more content…

Mrs. Dubose was an angry old lady who had a nasty morphine addiction.
2. In her last weeks on earth she decided she wanted to die free and kick her addiction. This process was awful and unnecessary but it showed exemplary courage on mrs, Dubose’s part.
3. “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 you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do”(Lee 149).
4. Mrs. Dubose wanted to kick her addiction in her dying days and she accomplished that. She pushed through the agony of withdrawal and in her dying moments was free. Even Atticus, a person who is very courageous, says that Mrs. Dubose is the most courageous person he’d ever met.
5 “According to her views, she died beholden to nothing and nobody. She was the bravest person I ever knew.” (Lee 147).
6. Atticus says that Mrs. Dubose was the bravest person he ever knew, She put her mind to being free from addiction and she did it. Falling a demon like addiction takes courage but facing that demon in her dying days, Mrs. Dubose showed extreme

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