Or is there more to it? But it was a time of vague optimism for some of the people: Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fear but fear itself. This lesson plan asks students to read To Kill A Mockingbird carefully with an eye for all instances and manifestations of courage, but particularly those of moral courage. When browsing this site, students should consider what the slide pictures and the audio clips tell them about life for African Americans under Jim Crow laws—what do they learn from looking at the slides and hearing the voices? Boo was also very courageous, he lived many years without human contact. On her first day of school, Scout acts as an ambassador for the entire class. Scout may be right; it was courageous of her father shooting the mad dog that could have done harm to the other townspeople.
Courage exists in several forms as cleverly depicted in the novel, such as childish courage, moral courage. Dubose shows true courage with breaking her morphine addiction, Boo shows true courage by coming out of the house after all those years, and Atticus definitely shows true courage by taking the Tom Robinson case in general. Atticus shows a lot of courage by taking the Tom Robinson case. Which appeal does Atticus make the greatest use of? To pre-judge someone is to be prejudiced In the novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird', prejudice is portrayed to the reader in different ways in order to send across a message or an idea the author has. I believe Atticus is correct; courage is doing something even if not accomplishing it. In this way, Atticus is able to admire Mrs. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, numerous amounts of characters show their courage in ways that do not necessarily require physical abilities, but are mental.
Jem represents the idea of bravery throughout the novel, and his definition of bravery changes over time. Courage is the thing which can be found in a child to an old man. One of the reoccurring themes in to kill a mockingbird is courage. This novel is full of courage shown by Harper Lee. Moreover, she challenged death through her perseverance to leave this world free of addiction. It was a white 1391 Words 6 Pages Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird In the novel by Harper Lee named, To Kill a Mockingbird, there is one main tragic event that occurs. But back then, it took real courage to stand up for another race, even for a white lawyer who was loved by the town of Maycomb, Alabama.
I started pedaling and she held onto the bike. For instance, she showed courage when Atticus had asked Scout not to fight anyone. But he overcomes the possibility of being shot to please the others. The major theme which runs through out this novel is courage. Similarly, the largest example of courage is found in younger characters like Scout and Jem.
. A great example of courage is when Mrs. But what do all these characters have in common? Dubose was brave for dying without fear until she took her last breath. In To Kill a Mockingbird there are many examples of people believing courage means to hurt others. I started pedaling and she held onto the bike. After the jury read the verdict, Atticus was not surprised that he lost because he knew that no matter what he did, he would still lose at the end.
Cunningham about his boy and his life. And for the courage he showed, it made everyone around him a better person as well as making them realize what was right from wrong. After this amazing feat, Scout looks at Jem as the most courageous person. The theme courage is best depicted through Boo Radley, Scout and Atticus. Atticus was the one to say what the true definition of courage was and he is a great example of courage himself. The students could discuss examples of courageous behavior they have observed in their lives or in history or in other works of literature.
A number of characters are discriminated against. This was enough to persuade Jem into touching the house. They still went through with all the good and bad outcomes of each event. The true meaning of courage is what Atticus believed; to be able to do something knowing that it might not be able to be done. One of the main features that the novel explores is the theme of racial prejudice.
Finch, look where he is Tim Johnson! When stories such as that are spread around, people start believing them. His cheeks were thin to hollowness; his mouth was wide; there were shallow, almost delicate indentations at his temples, and his gray eyes were so colorless I thought he was blind. It's about thinking long and hard about what's right instead of relying on personal prejudice or gut reaction, and then doing what's right whether you win or lose. Dubose gave up her morphine addiction which was very difficult and painful. On the way back Atticus just walked by and told Mrs. Younger characters, like Jem and Scout, see the physical aspect of it, whereas Atticus believes this to be an extremely weak form of courage. Courage is not just using a weapon to harm others.