Topics: To Kill a Mockingbird, Truman Capote, Harper Lee Pages: 1 (349 words) Published: March 27, 2014
Bryanna Medina
Period 2
Mr. Johnson
What Real Courage is
In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee is a story about a girl named Scout who starts out to be a very immature child not knowing the prejudice times aroud her, as the story goes on the gains koledge of these times y fellow kids around her accusing her dad of being a “***** lover” which then, it was an insult. Her dad, atticus was being courageous of a black man being falsely accused of raping a white woman. He is only a criminal defense attorney doing is job and not discriminating against this man. Atticus ia a caring, compassionate and knowledgeable man. As a father, atticus is affectionaye with his children, Jem and Scout. He’s ready with a hug when the need comfort and available to pend time reading to thm. Although he lets his kids the freedom to play and explore, hehas a firm hand always teaching his children to think of how their actions affect others and making punishments to teach hi children valuable lessons. “when child asks you something, answer them, for goodness ske. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion faster than adults, and evason simly muddles ‘em” (116). In this quote at the moment Atticus is talking to Uncle Jack. Its was Christmas and Scout started saying some bad word and doesn’t know the meaning to, but when she asks what a whore-lady means Uncle Jack told her about lord Melbourne, but Atticus got a bit mad. Almost everyone is in the living room at the time trying to find out how this fight started caused by Francis, Scout and Jem’s cousin, had happened. After Atticus says to Jack that Scout knows that she tries her best also tha both Jem and Scout will have to absorb some ugly things pretty soon. Atticus knows that with time one dy the children will realize that they are not attracting attension. This quote is a perfect example of his philosophy relating
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