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In the book To Kill a Mocking Bird courage is a common thought and is constantly in play From the beginning courage is demonstrated when Jem goes into the Radleys yard Jem only went in because Dill dared him to do it Jem demonstrated courage because he didnt need some external motivation to do it However Jem also fails to demonstrate bravery and courage when he lies to Atticus about where his pants were Jem had lost his pants climbing the fence trying to escape Mr Nathans shotgun He told Atticus that he had lost them in a strip poker bet to Dill This event helps show how jem will latr mature in the future not onley in what he feels it is necessary to be brave about but when its good to act bravely Jem doesnt haeve only himself to show bravery and learn from Atticus shows Jem what exaxtly it is One Febuary when Jem was eleven a mad dog walked into their neighborhood Atticus who had not shot a gun in over thirty years killed the dog even though it was in front of the Radley place It took a lot of nerve shooting a gun after such a long time However he didnt shoot the dog for a dare or any kind of reward He shot the dog to keep his children and the neighborhood safe Jem also is courageous when people even adults criticize Atticus decision to defend Tom Robinson Jem is brave along with Scout when they take the insults and dont lash out However they both had issues keeping their cool once Scout hit her cousin Cencil ad didnt receive much consequences Jem on the other hand killed all of Ms Douboses flowers with Scouts new baton Jems punishment was that he had to read to Ms Doubose for 2 hours each day for a month Reluctlantly Jem attends these sessions Ms Doubose was a morphine addict and
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