How Does Atticus Show Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, or pain, without fear. How many of us can truly say we have courage? Most people today don't have the bravery that Atticus had. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus showed courage when he stood up and agreed to shoot the rabid dog, while everyone backed down. Atticus wants to set a good example of himself for his children. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee uses details to portray the theme of having courage leads to good character development. One example of Atticus act of courage is when the novel said "... Jem and I watched our father take the gun and walk out into the middle of the street." (Lee 96). This shows that he has courage because he is willing
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