Good Titles For A Courage Essay

Index of Titles

Anti-Semitism on the College Campus – 7
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman – 7
Behind the Mask – 7
Beyond Hate – 7
Black Like Me – 8
Breaking Through Stereotypes – 8
The California Reich – 8
A Class Divided – 8
Confronting Anti-Semitism: How-To For Jewish Youth – 9
Crimes of Hate – 9
Different and the Same Part 1: Sticks and Stones – 9
Different and the Same Part 2: Cinderella and Me – 9
Different and the Same Part 3: Long Distance – 10
Different and the Same Part 4: Play Ball – 10
Different and the Same Part 5: The Club – 10
Different and the Same Part 6: Tug of War – 10
Different and the Same Part 7: Proud To Be Me – 11
Different and the Same Part 8: I’m American, Too – 11
Different and the Same Part 9: Words on the Wall – 11
Different and the Same Part 10 Training Video – 12
Discussion of “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson – 12
The Eye of the Storm – 12
Facing Hate – 12
Free To Be? – 13
Freedom to Hate: Anti-Semitism in Russia- 13
Gentleman’s Agreement- 13
The Hangman- 13
Hate on Trial (Part I)- 13
Hate on Trial (Part II) – 14
How We’re Different & Alike – 14
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings – 14
The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America – 14
A Long Night’s Trial – 14
The Lottery – 15
Molly’s Pilgrim – 15
The Murder of Mary Phagan (Part I) – 15
The Murder of Mary Phagan (Part II) -15
Names Can Really Hurt Us – 16
Neighbors – 16
Not in Our Town – 16
Not in Our Town (II) – 16
Operation Understanding – 17
The Persistence of Racism  – 17
Personal Ethics and the Future of the World – 17
The Point  – 17
The Possible Dream? The Quest for Racial and Ethnic Harmony in American Schools – 18
Prejudice – Answering Children’s Questions  – 18
The Prejudice Film – 18
Prejudice – Perceiving/ Believing – 18
Prejudice: The Monster Within – 19
Race, Hatred, and Violence: Searching for Solutions – 19
Rapmatazz: A Notebook Against Prejudice – 19
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry – 19
Scapegoating/Impact of Prejudice: Understanding Prejudice – 20
School Ties – 20
Shadows Between Friends – 20
Stand and Be Counted – 20
Stereotyping/Master Race Myth – 21
Taking a Stand – 21
To Help Someone – 21
To Know Where They Are – 21
The Truth About Hate – 21
Understanding Prejudice: Gripes and Common Ground – 22
The Unforgettable Pen Pal: A Story about Prejudice & Discrimination – 22
Valuing Diversity: Multicultural Communication – 22
Video Vignettes: ADL – A World of Difference Training Program – 22
The Wave – 22
Will Extremists Destroy the Dream? – 23

Courage, you have probably heard of this word before but what does it actually mean? Well, according to, an online dictionary, courage means the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear. In the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, courage is evidently portrayed when Atticus does what no white man would ever dare to do in those days, lest they be scorned by the community. Atticus had the courage to stand up for a Negro, a black, Tom Robinson. This happened in chapter 17 to chapter 22.

Courage, to me previously was just being brave and nothing else. However, after reading about Atticus’ act of standing up for Tom Robinson, I realized that courage is actually more than bravery. It is also daring to do what no other person would have done. It is about taking risks, regardless of the outcome, that you will do your best.

Atticus had himself subjected to the exile of majority of the white community after he took that risk of standing up for Tom Robinson.

In To Kill a Mockingbird, courage is described in different ways.

"I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what." Chapter 11, Page 118. Harper Lee portrays courage in this manner, to explain for Atticus’ defending of Tom Robinson later on in the story. Harper Lee also portrays courage in this way, such that she tells the readers that courage is not of a physical thing, like shooting the mad dog, but rather, on a more intellectual scale.

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