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Courage in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: In "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, Scout learns that courage is doing the right thing during bad circumstances, not being physically courageous in a fight. She grows to appreciate the courageous quality of Atticus, her father.
In the beginning of "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, Scout thinks that courage is fighting with your fists, Atticus teaches her that real courage is doing the right thing even when you're beat. Scout's view of courage matures over the course of the book because she is put in situations with courageous people so she can understand the bravery they have.

Atticus told Scout that to understand why people do things you have to put yourself in their shoes. He said this to her after she beat up Walter Cunningham. If she had put herself in Walter's shoes, she would have realized it wasn't his fault he was poor and he couldn't afford to borrow money. It taught her that you should look from the other person's perspective before you persecute them.

When Jem touched the Radley house Scout thought that was...

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