How Does Lee Show Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In all of the books/movies that we have watched I noticed that someone in the story had courage. For some things like going up to the Radley house takes a lot of courage or leaving the reservation to go to an all white school. “ I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not who does not feel afraid, but who conquers that fear” Said Nelson Mandela In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Junior shows courage when he tells his parents that he wants to go to a different school which means that he’d have to leave the reservation. When he went on the first day he handled it better than I thought he would. In the time that it was set people didn’t like indians or colored people. Junior is the bravest person in this story by far. Knowing that it’s an all white school and you’re the darkest there but still wants to go to get the education you need shows courage. …show more content…

Jem shows courage by going up on the porch and touching the Radley house. Even when Dill,Scout and Jem go in the Radley yard to the window and see if they can spot Boo inside. Jem showed courage by looking in the window and even going back to get his pants. Nobody else would do that, that knows of the Radley place. “ Things are never as bad as they seem” Said Lee (page 288) Atticus shows courage by taking the Tom Robinson's case, and taking his side other than taking the Ewells side. Atticus shows courage when he stays outside of the police station to “protect” Tom Robinson. Jem,Scout,Dill show courage when they run up to Atticus outside the police station when some of the townspeople tell Atticus to move out of the way. The kids don’t go back home like Atticus said because they are scared for him but Atticus doesn’t want them involved with

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