To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Courage in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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Courage in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: Essay discusses the courage shown of the characters in Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Courage comes in many different forms which do not always include the stereotypical muscular man. For instance, the Gage Canadian Intermediate Dictionary defines courage as: the strength of mind to control fear and act firmly in the face of danger or difficulties. Harper Lee demonstrates this in To Kill a Mockingbird when she develops physical, psychological, and moral courage within her novel. To illustrate, Lee uses three characters which in today's society would not be looked upon as courageous. These characters are a young child, a middle aged single father and a supposed mad man. Through these characters in the novel, true courage is often established. Lee explores various types of courage through her characters of Jem, Boo, and Atticus.

Even at a young age, Jem displays great physical courage. Firstly, when faced with fear, Jem is able to show courage. The quotation "I...

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