He is depicted as chiefly antagonistic of Burris Ewell. She is very concerned that Scout have a feminine influence to emulate. Ewell went after the little Finches to get back at Atticus. Similarly, writers include a theme or several themes to tie ideas in literature together. Scout is quite ignorant in this quote because she looks down on Mr. Scout Jean Louise Finch The narrator and main character who begins her story at almost six years old. In a sense, literature is sort of like decorating.
Atticus, he was real nice. Jem is quieter and more reserved than his sister, and has very high standards and expectations for people. The dog's body is collected by Zeebo. Atticus agrees to take his case, even though he knows it is probably hopeless, if only to show the white community its own moral degeneracy. Despite Atticus' skilled defense, the jury's racial prejudices lead them to find Tom guilty. He was asked repeated times what his name was until he signed it.
At the end of the book, the Atticus and Heck argue over whether Jem or Boo Radley should be held responsible for the death of Bob Ewell. Cecil Jacobs A schoolmate of the Finch children, he scares Jem and Scout on the way to the Halloween pageant. Boo Radley is played by in the film. To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most influential works in American literature. A prisoner in his home, he stabbed his father with scissors once, and no one has seen him since. Surely, Scout Finch has a hard time wrapping her mind around everything that happened most of adult people would have it too! He is simply a mockingbird.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, the narrator is a young girl named Jean-Louise Finch, or Scout, as she grows from age six to eight. She wass just doing what she was told to do, and was told off as a result. Miss Gates Scout's second grade teacher. Zeebo The town garbage collector who is also Calpurnia's son. Even after Atticus' long explanation about the intricacies of the Tom Robinson case, Jem is unable to accept the jury's conviction. The Tom Robinson case shatters her unconventional belief in humanity from the one hand, but strengthens her and forces her to rethink her attitude, still not being jaded, from the other.
She learns to hold her tongue somewhat and learns to explain things without being as rude. It is strongly implied that she and Atticus have a more than platonic relationship. Therefore, she is still an innocent girl, and it is her innocence that contributes to the story. Ironically, Jem, who so strongly identifies with Tom Robinson, is the only person in the story who is left with physical evidence of the whole event. One of the most important lessons Atticus teaches his children is that empathy should not be limited to people who seem nice on the outside. Heck eventually persuades Atticus to accept the theory that Ewell accidentally fell on his own knife, thus saving the harmless, reclusive Boo from the public exposure of a criminal trial.
She is portrayed by in the film adaption of To Kill a Mockingbird. Yet as much as Atticus believes in acting morally, he does not believe in righteously condemning those who don't always act morally. The fact that he lives in semi-voluntary seclusion doesn't minimize the hostility of the society toward him. In the first part of the novel, she learns and grows exponentially, and it shows. It is flexible because just like Scout has to go to school, the Finches have to live in Maycomb which is divided by race and class. As the story unfolds, Scout, the narrator, starts to know more about Boo Radley, Boo transforms from a mysterious and fearful person to the most heroic and sympathetic character in the novel.
She is upset by Scout's advanced reading capabilities and believes that Scout is receiving lessons from Atticus. Thesis Statement: Principal character traits of Scout and how they are revealed through the novel. Bob Ewell An evil, ignorant man who belongs to the lowest substratum of Maycomb society. Prior to the court case the people of Maycomb get frustrated because a white man is defending a black man, when they approach the gates of the county jail where Tom Robinson is being held. Scrapbook symbols for innocence would be: the Mockingbird and the courthouse. Scout seems to take the biggest steps in her internal process of maturation towards the end of the book.
Dubose each day for a month. Deas fiercely defends her and threatens to have Mr. He is portrayed by in the film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. All this makes Scout a very young feminist in a constructive and modern meaning which we put in this word today. Dubose has been raised differently than they have.