Stand Up For What Is Right Quotes Analysis

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“Stand up for what is right, even if you are standing alone” is a quote by Suzy Kassen. This is a major theme in the book To Kill a Mockingbird. Many people in life find it extremely hard to stand up for what is right because they may be going against peers and family. For a person, it takes great courage to do this but it gives them a sense that they are doing the right thing. The author, Harper Lee, disseminates the importance of standing up for yourself and what is right in many different ways. She describes many characters doing this. Jem, Atticus, and Scout each represent the theme ”Stand up for what you believe is right” in the book To Kill a Mockingbird.
Jem stood up for what he believed was right in many ways. For example, Scout quoted, “Jem has his own reasons for doing as he did.” (154). This quote explains how Jem stood up for what was right during the mob scene. Jem stood his ground and would not go home when his
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For instance, the quote “This case, Tom Robinson’s case, is something that goes to the essence of a man’s conscience- I couldn't go to church and worship God if I didn't help this man.” (108). This shows Atticus’ morals to do what is right and honoring to God. Although defending this man means his children would get a lot of grief and it's an unpopular move in the community, he still defended Tom Robinson. Also Atticus said the quote, “So if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating that’s something I’ll gladly take.” (222). Bob Ewell spitted in Atticus’ face but instead of lashing back he took the high road. This is important because he stood up for what he believed was right which was his moral integrity. Also, he never wanted to do anything that would change his integrity in his children’s eyes. Which is almost one of the bravest things to do is to raise his children well. Atticus’ courage in front of his town and children is
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