To Kill A Mockingbird Atticus Courageous

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Atticus is Courageous in “ To Kill a Mockingbird” Many books have characters that people fall in love with. Exciting things occur to the characters and they start to show their moral personalities. You start to see characters grow from the beginning. Despite of all the hatred in Maycomb, Atticus shows moral, physical, and emotional courage by defending Tom Robinson, in “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. To begin with, Atticus demonstrates moral courage through his determination to defend Tom Robinson's case, despite of what his friends and neighbors have to say. He does what he thinks is right even if other people think it's wrong. In the book it says, “I’d hoped to get through life without a case of this.”(pg 70). This quote states that Atticus is doing something out of his comfort zone, which means that he is showing courage by taking this case. In addition, in the book it says, “I'm simply defending a Negro his name's Tom Robinson.” (pg 69). In this case when Atticus tells Scout that he is taking the case when no other lawyer would do it. As can be seen, Atticus is showing moral…show more content…
In “To kill a Mockingbird” Atticus is a lawyer in the town of Maycomb that helps people with their cases. As a result, he may not be the one who shows the most courage throughout this book. For this reason, opponents argue which character in this book shows the most courage. For example, many say Mrs. Dubose shows the most courage because she tries to break her drug addiction. It says, “Mrs. Dubose won all 90 pounds of her, according of her views she died beholden to nothing and nobody. She was the bravest person I ever knew.” (pg 112). According to Atticus, she was the bravest person he knew because she was trying to fight the addiction. Though, Atticus is able to handle unreasonable and highly emotional obstacles in Maycomb. He is one of the few people who understand someone regardless of their skin
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