What are quotes from To Kill a Mockingbird that showed Jem's courage during the Bob Ewell attack? Please include an explanation on how it showed courage.
Jem shows courage because he protects his sister during the attack from Bob Ewell. After the attack, he also shows courage because he does not seem very affected by it. He is just glad he can still play football.
When Jem and Scout were walking home after the pageant, they think they hear someone following them. Jem tells Scout he is not scared. When he realizes that the person behind them is an adult and not Cecil Jacob, he tries to protect his sister.
“Run, Scout! Run! Run!” Jem screamed.
I took one giant step and found myself reeling: my arms useless, in the dark, I could not keep my balance.
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