To Kill A Mockingbird Theme Analysis

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Themes are everything in a person. They are what defines and keeps us going in life. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird there is a lot of people that use most of the themes to help others or themselves. It is the same way 60 years later where we still do it. Most people don’t even realize that most of the things they do or get is because of the themes. There are two themes that I think are the most important ones of them all. Courage and survival are the two most important things that keep people going in life. Courage is what people think that someone has to something crazy but it is more than that. It is defined as mental or moral strength. It is also defined as to withstand danger and fear. Courage is a lot more than strength because in the…show more content…
In the book Miss Maudie’s house caught on fire and people around the neighborhood come and try to get all of her things. Atticus who had the most courage went onto the second floor to get Miss Maudies chair. Scout said, “I saw Atticus carrying Miss Maudie’s heavy oak rocking chair”(72). He went out the window on the second floor and got stuck for a minute then he got free. Atticus barely got in time because then the house started to spread quickly. Jem has some courage to do something that no one else would want to do. He took Dill and Scout to the Radley’s house. Scout and Dill didn’t want to but Jem made them to try and see Boo Radley. Jem went to the window, looked in and he saw him. Then someone saw them and they bolted. Scout asked, “Did you see anything in there Jem”(56). Jem had some tough courage to do what he did. Being the first person to try and look in the house. Scout has the most courage out of the three. Atticus is standing in front of the drunk Cunninghams and telling them to go home. Scout comes running over she points out Mr. Cunningham and asks him how Walter is doing. She says, “He’s in my grade and he does right well. He’s a good boy”(204). She actually takes one person from the group and talks to him. Then he gets everyone to leave and nothing else

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