Atticus Finch

By February 3, 2019 General Studies

This essay is about characters who shows courage Atticus Finch because he took the responsibility of Defending Tom Robinson the black guy who was accused of raping a white woman. This took a lot of Courage because it was a white man defending a black guy and back in the 1930s this was pretty much frowned upon.Atticus was defending Tom Robinson because he put himself in Tom’s shoes and thought he better defend them because it be the right thing to do and if he didn’t it would be violating his own policy. Atticus Also showed courage when he shot the rabid dog but he said this to his kids “I wanted you to see what real courage is Instead of thinking that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin , but you begin anyway And see it through no matter what.”(112)
In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus shows a lot of Courage also with making his kids go over to miss Dubose house when she is a addict to opioid and she is mean This took a lot of Courage because he was requiring jem to go over to some person’s house that has a bad bad drug addiction and that is something that pretty much every parent would stress over but he had that ability to do that. Atticus shows courage when he tells Scout to fight with her head instead of her fists, This took a lot of Courage because Scout was so strong headed in her Ways He needed to keep reminding her with repetition and later it started to catch on and she wasn’t as violent.


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