These handicaps cause more damage by how the townspeople view them. Both Boo and Tom are very compassionate and caring men. Because Boo cares so much for Jem and Scout, he risks his life to save theirs. He comes out of his home which is very hard for him and fights Bob Ewell who has a knife to make sure Jem and Scout stay safe. Tom is also a caring man.
Nelson Mandela said, “...that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear” (Greenberg). This perfectly describes one of the themes from Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Most of the characters sometime in the book need to discover their inner courage to face fear or opposition. However, one figure stands out from all the rest of the characters.
He teaches kids, he cares for them (“I helped the boy up from the ground and asked if he was hurting anywhere”) and he doesn’t seem arrogant (“Not because I’m a better teacher than my colleagues”). Right now, we trust him. But some of that trust goes away, as soon as he puts his hands on Campbell. Suddenly we don’t know where to put him. He’s seemingly good person, but he hurt a
In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Arthur aka Boo Radley is a mockingbird because he is a kind recluded person getting harassed by everyone because he’s different but he’s really just a nice person, shy and even protected Jem and Scout from their attacker showing his courage. To begin with, Boo is nice because he gave many things to Scout and Jem through the knothole till his brother Nathan clogged it up with cement because it was “dying” as Scout and Jem thought but really isn’t much proof. “We were walking past our tree. In its knot-hole rested a ball of gray twine”(59) after a bit of talking Jem convinced Scout not to take it yet and leave it waiting to see if someone like Walter Cunningham would take it back. “We went back home.
But he truly doesn’t understand the true implications of what a dream is. George Milton: He is also a common migrant worker and a true friend of Lennie. He cares a lot for Lennie and he always protects him in danger. He gives Lennie advices on how to deal with real life. George dreams that some day he will be able to own his own land but sooner or later, he came
A lot of people see heroes as people with superpowers, but heroes are ordinary people. Heroes don’t need special powers or abilities, everyday are soldiers or even lawyers. A hero isn’t someone who stands on the sidelines watching, heroism is thinking of others before yourself, risking one’s life, doing what’s right no matter other’s opinions, and definitely not being a coward Being a hero comes naturally to people when you follow what you believe in. Firstly, when everyone acknowledged Tim Johnson, in To Kill A Mockingbird,by Harper Lee, as a mad dog, Atticus was left to shoot the dog. “The rifle cracked, Tim Johnson leaped, flopped over, and crumpled on the sidewalk in a brown and white heap”-pg 126.
“Moral courage is the highest expression of humanity…” (Nader).Ralph Nader illustrates his opinion on what he thinks moral courage is. Many people in the book “ To kill a Mockingbird” and the articles show moral courage. For example both Atticus and Malala demonstrate moral courage by standing up for other people's rights as well as their own. Moral courage is people who are willing to take risks for the good of others and those who both have leadership. Moral courage is shown in Atticus when he is risking himself for Tom Robinson and same with Malala when she is standing up for her right to go to school, this shows moral courage because they are not doing this for the attention they are doing this for the good of others.
Don't blame me when he gouges your eyes out. "(pg.17) Is what Jem thinks of Boo Radley a mysterious, and isolative person who hides from everyone inside the walls of his house.Boo Radley is another character who shows courage throughout the story To Kill a Mockingbird. Such as when he saved Scout and Jem from Bob Ewell killing them. He took on a knife-wielding man when instead he could have remained behind the walls of his house, and for a person who is always hiding, it takes a lot of
Adding on to the fact that Atticus wanted to teach his children to grow up free of prejudice; Atticus gives Scout an important life lesson. As said in the book “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” (Lee 85-87) Ultimately Atticus has a lot of passion in his heart to deal with the people he does everyday and be able to stand up to those who don’t agree with his beliefs. A final example of how Atticus is able to show courage through others is through the Cunningham’s. Atticus is able to compromise with Mr.Cunningham and help him out in exchange for something they are able to repay him
Some people stand up for what they believe in. Other people cower away. There is a big difference between these two. When people stand up for something they believe in, it shows that they have bravery. In her novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee defines bravery as taking action despite the risk.
He uses this as an advantage to check the backgrounds of any candidates for his donations and interviews them to see if they are “good people”. This results in Tim saving various lives, and though he commits suicide, his heart is donated to a great cause. Comparing Tim to a hero is strange, but saying he’s anything less would not be accurate. He may be
The father of the narrator, Atticus Finch, has become a model of morality for many readers, as well as an example of an honest lawyer. He shows human courage, which gives us the idea that Atticus is a common and inconspicuous man he is represented from the eyes of the children, who are getting some heat from all his actions. There is an idea in the novel that children have a sense of justice and become prejudice only under the influence of others. This idea comes from a lawyer Atticus, a man of honor, who is doing good although he isn’t expected to. His arguments for heroism are “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.
He loves being out and about and round things himself. Once he started being able to do some things himself I took what I had leaned earlier this year and started treating him the same as I did when he didn 't have a broken leg. I would still help him do the things he couldn 't but I started letting him do things that he might struggle with but he could complete. This worked and I could see him start to feel better about himself. He stated to not feel like such a burden on everyone in our family even though we never through of him as one.
Family is an important aspect of living through rough times because it will make the hard times easier. In this short story, Kichizo and Okyo decide to be each other’s supporter and be there for one another. Kichizo does not know his family and it makes him sad, but Okyo tries to lift his spirits. Okyo says to Kichizo, “I don’t know what kind of people your parents were, but it makes no different to me” (975). Okyo does not care that he does not know his parents because that does not affect how he lives his life and he is doing better than his parents.
How many kings really loved their own sons to give them everything they had? From the myths, I have read not very many. They passed this story down and it encourages others. I 'm sure people told this story to show how brave one person can be. Although Beowulf was a classical hero he probably would have done these things without his strength.