The children learn to do what you think is right even if it's hard, stand up for what you believe in, and stay calm in the face of danger.
In this chapter, Atticus shows his children the value of courage and strength. When Tom Robinson is threatened, Atticus stands up for him. He faces down the angry mob calmly.
Link Deas tries to convince Atticus that taking Tom Robinson’s case is not worth the risk. Atticus’s friends are worried about the Cunnhingham family, who might get drunk and try to string up Tom Robinson. Atticus does not budge. He tells the men who gather at his house that he is going to protect Tom Robinson.
“Link, that boy might go to the chair, but he’s not going till the truth’s told.”
Atticus’s voice was even. “And you know what the truth is.” (Ch. 15)
Atticus goes down and sits outside Tom Robinson’s cell with a lamp. He stays until the angry mob shows up, ready to lynch his client. The children sneak out to...
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