To Kill A Mockingbird Moral Courage Theme Analysis

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Theme Of Moral Courage Have you ever done the morally courageous thing? I have. One time a conflict had arose involving my boyfriend. He told me that he was not happy and wanted to kill himself. He just wanted to be done. At first, I had no idea what to do. I wanted to help but I was not sure how to. I tried to cheer him up but quickly realized that would not work. I wanted to tell an adult or his family but I was sure he would be upset with me. Although I believed he would be mad at me, I told the school counselor because I knew it was the right thing to do, no matter how much he might hate me. When given the opportunity to do the morally courageous thing, a person should take it. Some of the consequences may not be beneficial to you, however it might just save a life. This theme of moral courage is addressed in the novel To Kill A…show more content…
It addresses what is wrong and what is right, what is courageous and what is not courageous. It gives the book a reason and a lesson behind it. The book teaches a lesson that when anyone is tough situations, be someone like the character Atticus, and Scout. Continuously through the book, the same people involved in similar conflicts showed they can make the unexpected decision because they believe it would be a decision that could benefit most or all of the group in a positive way. Everyone should show that they have character and that they are morally courageous. Some decisions are tough to make, and there is a thin line between not doing the wrong thing and doing the right thing. Just because you did not make a wrong choice does not mean you made a moral decision. Morally courageous decisions are always difficult to make, but anyone can have the opportunity to make the world a better place by doing the right thing even when times are
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