In To Kill a Mockingbird, describe an unusual instance of bravery.
He was among the most diminutive of men... a born gentleman.
When Miss Caroline goes into hysterics over her first-ever glimpse of a "cootie"--a louse--it is Little Chuck who first tries to comfort her. But later, when Burris threatens his young teacher, Little Chuck steps up to defend her. When Burris turned from Miss Caroline to confront Little Chuck,
... Little Chuck's right hand went to his pocket. "Watch your step, Burris," he said. "I'd soon's kill you as look at you. Now go home."
Burris backed down from Little Chuck and his knife, but before Burris left, he called Miss Caroline a "snot-nosed slut of a schoolteacher." Afterward, Little Chuck joined the rest of his classmates trying to console their crying teacher.
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