The following Monday Jem and I climbed the steep front steps to Mrs. Arthur Radley's parents were given two options by a judge: send their son away to a state-run juvenile detention center or keep him at home under constant observation. He wants to study law, he has a strong sense of right and wrong, and he has a mind of his own. Recounting memories of his deceased mother to Scout and showing her the discovered contents from the oak tree, Jem does an eloquent job of explaining more mature ideas and events to her. There was a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time. He strives to raise the children with pride, honor, and integrity to believe in their ability to see and make decision on things appropriately.
Maudie Atkinson A kind, cheerful, and witty neighbor and trusted friend of Scout's, who also upholds a strong moral code and helps the children gain perspective on the events surrounding the trial. He is brave and we watch his bravery grow throughout the book, from touching the side of Boo Radley's house to standing with Atticus when the lynch mob is threatening the jail. Jem Finch — Jem Finch is the eldest son of Atticus and the older brother of Scout. He is a doctor who, like Atticus, was schooled at home. He is older than Scout which makes him kind of a role model for Scout. Jem and Scout were just like that.
Atticus is an unparelelled charactor in making major impacts upon Scout and Jem. After the trial, Jem struggles to figure out why people are so eager to divide into groups and hate each other. He saw past his skin color; he saw the truth. Lesson Summary Arthur ''Boo'' Radley is a town recluse that lives down the street from Scout and Jem Finch. Zeebo The town garbage collector who is also Calpurnia's son. Eula May The local telephone operator. Jem becomes upset when his little sister, Scout, brings up the trial.
Committed to justice and the fair treatment of others, Atticus never attacks his enemies and urges Scout to do the same. Mockingbirds contribute to society the way real mockingbirds sing and entertain us with beautiful music to our ears. Will he ever get it back? That the man responsible for breaking Jem's arm was also responsible for sending Tom to prison and indirectly, responsible for his death serves to drive the irony home. Atticus Finch Maycomb attorney and state legislative representative who is assigned to represent Tom Robinson. After Atticus puts down the rabid dog the children meet Miss Maudie who teaches them another lesson when Scout wonders why Atticus takes no pride in what he can do.
He is growing into the man he will become. He is distinctly there for them every time they need him. And along the way, he grows from a boy who drags his sister along as a co-conspirator to a young gentleman who protects his Scout and tries to help her understand the implications of the events around her. Miss Caroline Fisher New to teaching and to Maycomb and its ways, Miss Caroline is Scout's first grade teacher. The book is seen through the eyes of two children: Jem and Scout Finch who are growing up in this society. Aunt Alexandra lives at Finch's Landing, the Finch family homestead, but she moves in with Atticus and the children during Tom Robinson's trial. Dolphus Raymond Father to several biracial children, Mr.
A like Jem Finchis very complex and it would be impossible to elaborate on all ofhis traits in just one page. Taylor is a good, sensible man with a sense of humor, who manages a strict courtroom. Boo Radley is a mockingbird because even though the entire town spreads nasty rumours and lies about him, he is a true gentleman at heart. Four years older than Scout, he gradually separates himself from her games, but he remains her close companion and protector throughout the novel. The punishment is reading to Mrs Dubose for a month. He appoints Atticus to represent Tom.
GradeSaver, 29 July 2007 Web. Atticus showed a lot of strength and dignity by resisting any sort of retaliation he could have made. Dubose has been raised differently than they have. Tom is an utterly powerless individual, doomed by the ingrained racism of Maycomb. Jem, Scout, and Dill are each obsessed with fantasizing about Boo, believing him to be a deranged, dangerous monster.
Raymond pretends to be a drunk so that the citizens of Maycomb will have an explanation for his behavior. They do not change physically, but rather mentally. When Bob Ewell went to attack Scout and Jem, Boo came to the rescue and killed Mr. Atticus gives them things to consider before judging Mrs. An intelligent child emotionally damaged by his cruel father, Boo provides an example of the threat that evil poses to innocence and goodness. In their time of need Boo Radley was always there for his children, Scout and Jem. Jem and Bravery As the story opens, we see Jem attempting to be brave.
He loved honor more than his head. His face was streaked with angry tears as we made it through the cheerful crowd. Atticus wants his children to learn about bravery. Jem and Scout are two siblings. Raymond, Jem is not without hope: Atticus tells Scout that Jem simply needs time to process what he has learned.
Lula A parishioner at First Purchase African M. To Kill a Mockingbird, is narrated by a young girl named Jean Louise, better known as Scout , when she was aged six to eight. This is one of the many lessons Scout learned in the book. Ewell went after the little Finches to get back at Atticus. They both inflicted fundamental influence on the children. The man that is following them is Bob Ewell. Early in the novel, Jem seems happy to dance around the edges of Atticus's rules.