Inevitable Truth In To Kill A Mockingbird

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One of the most challenging experiences in life is dealing with an inevitable truth. In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird Mrs. Dubose finally reveals her hitherto unknown strength upon her death. Jem and Scout both witness - although to what extent they are affected is not stated- to what Atticus called “the bravest person [he] knows” and as result learn that true courage has nothing to do with guns. After her son’s brutal killing, Mrs. Till went above and beyond by demonstrating to others the audacity to oppose the prejudicial community - accelerating the civil rights by posing as example and statement in Keith Beauchamp’s documentary The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till.

Despite Mrs. Dubose’s minimal amount of exposure within the novel

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