How Does Jean Louise Show Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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About fifty years ago a colored man named Tom R. who lived in the small town Maycomb in Alabama was accused of raping a young white woman. In the night before the trial in court a group of men went into the county jail trying to lynch the defendant. Luckily there was a little girl who stopped the men from their plans. Some people said it was a coincidence that the little girl Jean Louise Finch and her brother Jeremy were at the jail on that evening, others called it fate. What in case really matters is that they saved the young man Tom R.. In fact he probably would have died if the kids had not been there. Jean Louise succeed by reminding one member of the group that he is a father of a boy in her grade to break him out of his mob mentality.

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