When Does Atticus Show Courage

801 Words4 Pages
Mr. Luchak Monday, December 08, 2008 Courage: Well, in the book To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus Finch shows a lot of courage, throughout the book, in the next few paragraphs there will be passages that show Atticus and how he shows courage. There are many other virtues that Atticus shows, but courage is just the main one, because he’s very thoughtful he helps many people in To Kill a Mockingbird, he always thinks about the future and plans ahead of how harsh to be on punishments and on how to protect him and his family. Atticus, really uses the virtue courage when he’s waiting infront of the jail where Tom Robinson was because Atticus knew a mob would come to kill him the day before the trial, and then when he was fighting for the freedom of Tom Robinson there’s a lot of courage being showed, and lastly when he tries to tell Helen Robinson that Tom Robinson got shot and then tries to help her get over it. “You know what we want,” another man said. “Get aside from the door, Mr. Finch.” “You can turn around and go home again, Walter,”…show more content…
Eventually, people come and tell him to get out of the way, but he has enough courage to tell them to go back home and no need to make a scene, “You can turn around and go home again, Walter,” so Atticus knows who it already is, so he tells him to go back home before a bigger problem is caused. Atticus just insists them on going back home and talking tomorrow during the trial in court infront of everyone, so eventually Scout comes and talks to Mr. Cunningham and he tells everyone to go back home, but the main point is that Atticus has the courage to come to jail in the middle of the night and tell them to go back

More about When Does Atticus Show Courage

Open Document