Characters That Show Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Simun Chowdhury 9/18/12 R1 Class 3 In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee a lot of the characters show a lot of courage. Different characters show courage in a different way. Courage is one of the most important themes, which can be seen throughout the book. Even May Ewell who lies to protect herself shows courage in the public courthouse where she stands up to everybody and tells them her version of the story. Some characters which show courage in To kill a mockingbird include Scout, Tom Robinson, Atticus, Boo Radley, etc. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout is the most couragest character. One time when Scout shows courage is when she kicks the man in front of Maycomb jail…show more content…
It says on pg. 20-21, (Scout as the narrator) “Miss Caroline and I had conferred twice already….You’re shamin him Miss Caroline. Walter hasn’t got a quarter at home to bring you, and you can’t use any stovewood.”Just recently their teacher Ms. Caroline has just asked the class who brought lunch, and if they had to put it on the table. All the kids seemed to have lunch except the one kid Walter Cunningham. Ms. Caroline asked him what’s wrong and eventually he mumbled that he doesn’t have lunch. So Ms. Caroline offered to give him 50 cent to go eat lunch downtown and pay her back later. Ms.Caroline found it to be very mysterious that he didn’t accept the 50 cent., she had no idea that he was one of the Cunninghams. Everybody looked at Scout as she stood up for him and here Scout shows real courage, having known that she had already conferred with Ms.Caroline two times today she still speaks up for Walter and tells Ms.Caroline who the Cunninghams are. Therefore this shows that Scout is the most couragest character in the book because she was the only person in the whole class who dared to tell Ms.Caroline about the Cunninghams and tell her about how she was shaming

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