To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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“Courage is measured by an individual’s willingness to continue fighting even when the likelihood of victory is small.” Once said by Anon. In other words, if the outcome of you succeeding is little to none, it’s the strength you give to keep on going that truly matters. In the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee proves this quote to be accurate through characterization among the three main people in the book, Scout, Atticus and Jem. Scout is a young lady who is intelligent and confident and embraces individuality. When her character is tested by a prejudice community and a court case dealing with an African American, Scout has to decide how she can contain herself and stand up for what is right. Scout has faith in Tom Robinson and is determined to reach a verdict. His chances were very thin. Scout believed in him because although the society was against him, she had high hopes. Her battle against the town was intense but Scout learns that though humanity can be evil, it also has greatness for good, and that the evil can often be changed if one approaches others with an outlook of sympathy and understanding. “Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fear but fear itself.” (Harper Lee, 6) The effort during the case was always one hundred percent. Scout never understood the outcome. The journey was a difficult struggle but she never gave up and her courage was still a great weapon in the trial. Atticus is the father of the two Scout and Jem. He also defended the trial of Tom Robinson and had issues along the way. Atticus is intelligent, calm wisdom, with excellent behavior. He is respected by everyone. In a society with many biter prejudice individuals, it was hard to defend a case in that environment. He...
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