Although Jem fears Boo Radley from all the stories he heard about him, bravery takes place when he ran up and touched Boo’s door. Jem’s bravery fulfills a large amount for him to move past his fears, and his actions do so. Another action of Jems takes place. “Jem refuses to leave Atticus and worries that he will get hurt” (194). Jem decides to defend his father and makes sure nothing bad will happen to him.
Empathy is a crucial skill parents and parent figures must teach children at a young age. It is hard to develop, as shown in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. To Kill a Mockingbird shows the reader several main themes: prejudice, empathy, courage, racism, etc. It is about 2 children, Scout (the narrator), and Jem Finch, and their struggles with racism and how they cope with it as they mature.. In to Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee revealed that empathy is a learned trait, and it is hard to rid old ways.
All in all pride really killed his brother. The narrator's and Doodle's character shows how pride effected them throughout the rest of the story. "Whenever we went, I walked purposely fast, and although he kept up, has eyes become glazed " (Hurst 178) This quote shows his character, carelessness and only thinking about himself hurt his brother. Another quote "Doodle was both frightened and tired " (Hurst) . This quote shows that the narrator's characteristic bad he doesn't care about how hard it's on his brother.
To Kill A Mockingbird - Courage Webster's dictionary defines courage as "mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty." According to Atticus Finch, one of the main characters in To Kill A Mockingbird, "Courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what." (Chapter 11, Page 124) No matter how you define it, Harper Lee definitely portrays the theme of courage in this book. It is one of the most predominant themes and is shown in many of the characters. All of the characters have a different view as to what courage is and they all show it a different way, however they do show courage in their everyday lives.
“Dont move just stay here and do not make a sound I will be back for you”. I said to him as i turned off into a hurry to go help fight. One by One are men were dropping we were not prepared for this. Even knowing that we did not give up soon the enemy began to retreat. I carried to more men off to where Brent was.
when the men thought it was Mathu that killd Beau they knew they had to go. They wanted to show that they were still men regardless of age and they wanted to prove that they were still worth something and thought if they stood up for Mathu it would truly show there worth. Earlier I talked about how everyone wanted to go because they thought Mathu did it. If it was anyone else they would not have been so inclined to go. Mathu was the only one who ever stood up for himself when everyone else was to afraid to.
He had a chance to tell the town, and the court, that Abigail’s claims were false. Nevertheless, Proctor did not open his mouth. He feared that revealing the truth would put him down on the social ladder; innocent people had to pay, for his flaw, with their life. Proctor was a proud man who values his good name. He would do anything to keep his name.
He shows great courage for his group because he never gives up his a guy that keeps on trying even if he fails. A quote that homer said was ‘’you guys did well. Don't feel so bad. This is war now, and normal rules don't apply. These people have invaded our land, locked up our families.
"I said, 'Sir, I just want to go home. I've always just wanted to go home.' He said, 'Well son, that's not an option.' He said, 'The Army Reserve has done a security assessment of the area and it's not safe for you there. You can't go home,'" Darby remembers.