Courage is resistance to the fear that surrounds you. Throughout the book Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor, uses Cassie Logan as a character that displays courage and stands up for what she believes in no what challenges come her way. Cassie reveals her courage by standing up for Little Man, and saying that she´ll hurt whoever hurt Papa, and standing up to Mr. Barnett. Cassie is a smart, sassy and outspoken girl, her personalities help her achieve her convictions. Would you ever stand up for your brother or sister even if you knew that you would get in trouble?
Courage is having strength in the face of pain or grief. In the book called Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred Taylor did a great job showing how Cassie Logan has courage and that she can stand up for what is right. Cassie showed courage when she was in Strawberry, going up against Lillian Jean Simms (her enemy), and helping TJ even though her was really mean and rude to her.Cassie Logan was a southern girl who lived in Mississippi. She didn 't like being told what to do and she would stand up for what was right. Cassie loved her family and the land they lived on.
Due to this, Sylvia may suffer a fall in her life, such as the quotation, “pride comes before Destruction” suggests. The story does not have a clear end and readers can predict any possibilities. One main prediction is Sylvia turning into a thief in the future. Sylvia isn’t new to the act of stealing as she “terrorized the West Indian kids and [took] their hair ribbons and their money too” (Bambara 1). Also greedy for money, she did not give a tip to the taxi driver as Miss Moore instructs.
Lina demonstrated courage in life changing situations at only the age of 15 and did a great job at it. For example,Lina displayed courage when she documented significant events by drawing, hoping these messages would end up in her father's hands, but at a great risk. Lina was aware that the consequences of her drawings being found could lead to death in reason of the NKVD not tolerating any sneaky behaviour, but she continued.Along with her headstrong personality Lina also displayed courage when standing up to a guard and screaming the words “I HATE YOU”. At the age of fifteen she had great fortitude to confront the authority that could borderline her life in a second if wanted. It may have just been three words but the risk that came along with them was vast.
Dolphus Raymond shows courage through his beliefs of racial equality and how you should follow your instincts when it comes to love, skin color doesn’t matter. Courage is shown through his actions of marrying a black woman knowing he will be judged, but still doesn’t care. The words Dolphus has told to the children about our society not being caught up with the things as much as he has and keeping an optimistic view of the future knowing we will someday be at a state or racial equality, also show courage.Throughout this novel, Harper Lee proved courage isn’t that heroic figure who holds that gun in his hand but also someone who is self-less. Courageous people will conquer their fears beyond others judgements and negative
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee touches on some significant subjects, which still arise evidently in today’s problems. Furthermore, a gender-biased world includes one of the prominent themes running throughout the book and Harper Lee brilliantly explores this controversial topic without a noticeably heavy tone. Lee introduces the main narrator and character, Scout Finch, as a young girl in a tight-knit family living in the sleepy town of Maycomb where her family begins to struggle with injustice looming above, ready to dampen their spirits. Though their father Atticus keeps their family strong, it does not stop inequity to rear its ugly face to show no mercy at all. As Scout matures, she often gets berated about her tomboyish attitude and her liking to the company of men instead of women, as well as her brother making conflicting comments by using her gender against her.
Cassie is the main character in Mildred D. Taylor’s story “Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry”. She is a smart, curious 9 year old. As time goes on, Cassie and her family learn many lessons throughout the book. We can see her grow and get a better understanding of how blacks were treated during the 1930’s. Cassie has many racist moments that occur to her, angering her and her family.
Courage can be found where it is least expected. In her book, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Mildred Taylor uses Cassie as an example courage. Courage is the ability to do something, even though you are frightened of doing it, which Cassie shows a lot throughout the book. Cassie is a little girl, who is very smart, sassy, and courageous. She stands up for what she believes and helps others that need a voice.
In the novel “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry” by Mildred D. Taylor, Cassie learns how hard it is to live in a world run by white people, trying to survive and grow up in an unjust world as an African American. For example, as Cassie was walking down the sidewalk in the town of Strawberry, she accidentally runs into a white girl and apologizes which just isn 't enough: “That 's not enough. Get down in the road so you don 't bump into decent white people with your little nasty self” (Taylor 113). This awakens Cassie 's mind with how controlling white people are when they would like something done and how cruel a world can be even to a child. Even with someone the same age as Cassie,Lillian Jean seems to a bigger place in society and is given more
She is presented as a rebellious brave, caring and loving sister. Sometimes she takes actions without any consideration for the consequences. She is also shown as a compassionate girl who takes care of her disabled brother Benjamin and calms him down “ Caddy’s patience and caring nature provide him with much needed stability in his life.” (4) She is also represented as a stubborn old sister. She does not listen to her demanding mother although she knew how furious she is. Jason is always discontent with her actions and he constantly threatens