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I wanted you to see what real courage is instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun There were many examples of courage throughout the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Atticus showed a lot of courage not so much physically but mentally as well This is what many others were like such as Jem Scout Dill Mrs Dubose Boo Radley and Mr Link Deas Atticus stood out the most with his courage which set a good example for his children Jem and Scout didnt you know his nickname was Ol one-shot Finch when he was a boyPg 108 Atticus displayed courage physically when he shot Tim Johnson a mad dog who was dangerous to the town Atticus doesnt speak much of his past because he wants his children to grow up knowing that courage isnt always shown physically but mentally too Atticus shows another type of courage when he defends Tom Robinson for rape because Tom is black and Atticus is going to try and win this case whereas others wouldnt bother trying He puts up a good fight and protects Tom from a mob In particular Atticus stays at the jailhouse overnight and when the mob come to kill Tom Atticus steps forward to make sure no harm comes to Tom Eventually the mob back down and drive off with the help of Scout showing courage Do you remember me Mr Cunningham Im Jean Louise Finch You brought us some hickory nuts one time rememberPg 169 At this stage Scout gets the courage to stand in front of the mob and talks about everyday things when the mob wants to harm Atticus to kill Tom This speech by Scout reminded them how they too have kids and can relate their lives to Atticus as a result they leave Another example of courage is shown at the beginning of the novel when Scout doesnt want
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