In Maycomb, the thought of taking a negro’s word instead of a white man’s was ridiculous to the citizens, especially over a matter as serious as a black man raping a white woman. Regardless of this information, Atticus still takes on Tom Robinson’s case and tries to make as big of a difference as possible. When Scout asks him if he thinks that he will win the case, Atticus subtly replies “No, honey” (76). Atticus goes on to explain, “Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try and win” (76). Basically, Atticus believes that just because it is unlikely that he will win, it does not mean that he should just give up without trying.
The way Rainsford acts says a lot about how he is brave, because if it were... ... middle of paper ... ...ent of panic, it also proves that he is at least brave enough that Genreal Zaroff would not find him. Overall, Rainsford is the bravest man in this story considering he stayed at a man’s house who he soon found later to be hunting people. He is brave by the fact that he stood up to General Zaroff, saying that the ‘sport’ General Zaroff was doing was not hunting—and that it was murder instead. He is also brave for the fact that he was able to keep his calm when General Zaroff was hunting him. Lastly, he was brave by thinking positively in a moment of life and death.
The major flaw Troy possesses is obstinacy: he refuses to take others’ advice, causing his son Cory turning against him and his wife Rose growing apart from him. The breakdown of his family makes his life a tragedy. Troy is a fighter of equality between blacks and whites. He strives for it by asking his boss Mr. Rand “Why you got the white men driving and the colored lifting” (1.1.2); when his friend Bono and his wife are afraid he will get fired. He himself is also aware the fact that his query might lead to job losses.
Towards the end of To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus decides to represent a colored man by the man of Tom Robinson, who is being accused of raping Mayella Ewell, Bob Ewell’s daughter. Atticus believes that Tom is innocent, but he does not think that Tom will be found not guilty because of they way the townsfolk treat colored people. They treat them like dirt; like they are worth nothing. Atticus went ahead and represented Tom despite the fact that he knew the townsfolk would call himself and his children names and treat them disrespectfully. Even Scout’s relative Francis said rude things about them.
It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.” One of the central topics of the novel is that a man of courage is a man who doesn’t run away but fight against his enemy even though they know they going to lose. Atticus Finch is probably one of the bravest people in the novel. Throughout the book, despite being called "nigger-lover" by many people in Maycomb, he had lots of courage in him to take the case and defend Tom Robinson even with all threats of violence. He also is brave in the face of danger, when facing the mob of men outside the jail-house even though he know he could get hurt or kill. “In the obedience to my father, there followed what I later realized was a sickeningly comic aspect of an unfunny situation: the men talked in near-whispers.“ You know what we want,” another man said.
Facing challenges can make you a strong individual because many people cant shake lifes challenges. Strong can not bedefined by some ones physical strengths but through there jheart and mind. It is such an honor to have these strong people in my life. Its also a blessing that they can continue on and be great to themselves and
Throughout, To Kill A Mockingbird he has to face many situations where a courageous decision is needed in order to help someone very important. Although there are many characters that are against Atticus’ decisions, he still tries to see them through knowing that the odds of succeeding are weak. Atticus definitely defines courage when he makes the decision to represent a Negro named Tom Robinson, in court. Unfortunately, many people in the town of Maycomb are prejudice and look down upon Atticus for choosing to do so. However, Atticus knowing how strongly people feel about his decision for defending a black man feels that it is something he must do.
On the other hand, Bob Ewell shows an immense lack of courage throughout the book by not having the courage to accept the consequences of his own wrong doing. Atticus, Bob Ewell, and Mrs.Dubose each reveal courage in different ways, even if that way is not showing any courage at all. Atticus Finch feels true courage is when " you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through to the end no matter what." (p.112) With this definition of courage, Atticus would be considered an extremely courageous man. Tom Robinson was being accused of raping a white girl during the 1930s in Alabama.
His argument is very reasoning to his defence and he eats so many reason to why the work works in its evil ways of discrimination. He wants everyone to that, it's very easy to not be very discriminated by the way you look but the way your skin color. Mr. King is very descriptive of his words and his meaning for them. He can really make the world change if everyone really did follow. King's reason for the speech is because he is trying to make a difference, he is a very good well taught speaker and he speaks with so much enthusiasm and nothing could really stop him from anything he's doing.His argument is very reasoning to his defence and he eats so many reason to why the work works in its evil ways of discrimination.
All the risk of losing humanity is put in Enders hands he may not know it but it's true and with all the challenges he is given when he fails to meet a requirement extra pressure is put on people such as Graff as he has told everyone that Ender is capable of saving the world from the Buggers. Ender learns from all his mistakes and from the experience, knowledge and skill he gains through out battle school. The science fiction in Enders game is unbelievably brilliant. The author, Orson Scott Card has done a fantastic job writing the book Ender’s Game. He has established a great connection between the reader and Ender.