What Is Atticus Finch Courageous

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Atticus Finch, one of the most criticized men throughout Maycomb Alabama. Yet also one of the most well respected. He was very courageous. Throughout the novel he showed courage again and again. Not only does Atticus agree to take Tom Robinson’s case, but he defends Tom from start to finish. By taking Tom’s case he’s agreeing to take the hate from everyone else in the town of Maycomb, and exposing himself and his family during those difficult times. Atticus shows great courage when he puts himself between Tom Robinson and the mob that has come for Tom. Atticus shows no fear and with courage, he once again honors his moral by protecting Tom’s life with his own. Another example of Atticus’s courage is when he had to shoot the rabid dog in front
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