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Courage in To Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird shows how courage can be shown in different ways and that even the most subtle act of courage makes a difference. There is courage to tell the truth, as illustrated in the courtroom by Tom Robinson. There is courage in being in a minority and remaining as such, as shown through Atticus' late-night meeting and Jem and Scout's accompanying Calpurnia to service at the black church. And there is courage to change, as depicted through Scout following Atticus' request not to fight anymore.
Courage is doing what you are afraid of, that's why it is so strange that there is so much physical courage around the world, while moral courage is so rare. However, courage is shown in different ways. It takes a great deal of courage to tell the truth instead of denying it. Also, to be in minority and remain there, because of your beliefs or other reason, is a courageous act. And not to forget, change is an act of courage of which many people are afraid. These are only a few examples of courage in To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. The main character Scout, will show us courage accompanied by her brother Jem, and by her father Atticus. Also some neighbors and acquaintances show us the same thing in one way or another. In the end the kind of courage that...

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