How Does Atticus Use Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the book to kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the story shows the meaning of true courage between characters. One example in the book ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ shows Atticus shooting the rabid dog in Chapter 10. Atticus hasn’t shot a gun in many years, but when Atticus gets a call from Calpurnia he rushes home to see for himself. Heck Tate states that he isn’t a great shot and that, that dog needed to be put down swiftly. Atticus takes the gun and within one good look, shoots the dog and ends the life of a struggling, out of control dog. This shows that Atticus used courage because he hasn’t shot a gun in many years, but he does it to protect those that live in Maycomb county. Another amazing encounter we have in the story about courage goes
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