Miss Maudie befriends Scout and Jem and tells them stories about Atticus as a boy. Bartleby is hired to be a copyist for a lawyers firm, in fact the lawyer is the narrator of this short story. His real name is Charles. All throughout the story Bartleby gets his own way and does as he pleases. The lawyer had a small task for Bartleby, all he wanted Bartleby to do was examine a small paper for him.
This is because twice in the book whether or not Tom was scared was mentioned during court. He warned Miss Caroline that if Burris wasn't released from class, he might try something that would put their classmates at risk. While both children love and respect Calpurnia, as does their father, it is Scout who forms a special bond with the housekeeper. Dolphus pretends he is an alcoholic so that the people of Maycomb will have an excuse for his behavior, but in fact he only drinks out of a paper bag to try to hide it. He is very fair - he tries to hear both sides of an. However importantly he shows how prejudice is passed on from parent to child.
Atia is dedicated to promoting her own and her family's status and influence in Roman society by any means, including sex and violence. During the trial, when the courtroom was too packed for the children to find seats, Reverend Sykes lets the kids sit with him up in the colored balcony and even saves their seats for them. 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. Did you know there were black maid's working for whites in the 1930s? Braxton Bragg Underwood The owner, editor, and printer of The Maycomb Tribune. He is a powerful symbol of goodness swathed in an initial shroud of creepiness, leaving little presents for Scout and Jem and emerging at an opportune moment to save the children. When he agrees to defend Tom Robinson, a black man charged with raping a white woman, he exposes himself and his family to the anger of the white community. Calpurnia is the maid, nanny, and cook in the book.
She had known the Finches for many years, having been brought up on the Buford place, which was near the Finches' ancestral home, Finch's Landing. The story is full of symbolism and meaning. Octavian is alternatively pampered and patronized by his mother, his manhood and masculinity are seen as severely lacking by men and women alike. He doesn't take money because his family can't pay people back in cash. She has manners that are as good as anyone else in town.
One woman, Lula, questioned why she brought the Jem and Scout to a black church. She becomes somewhat involved with , but also shows an opportunistic interest in both Vorenus and Pullo. Second, she acts as a counterpoint to Aunt Alexandra. Vorena is the feminine form for names in the Voreni family. He appoints Atticus to represent Tom. Atticus, being the children's father, tought his kids many moral lessons. She is a loving and caring person.
She also stops a mob that is trying to lynch Tom Robinson by talking to the mob leader, Mr. Torn between his loyalty to Caesar and his allegiance to the state, Brutus becomes the tragic hero of the play. Radley Boo and Nathan Radley's parents. Uncle Jack Finch Atticus and Aunt Alexandra's bachelor brother who comes to visit every Christmas. However, as the trial progresses, Scout comes to see how much her aunt cares for her father and what a strong woman she is.
When Jem is forced to stay reading to Mrs. When Bob Ewell starts threatening Helen after the trial, Mr. She comes off as a gruff character but throughout the novel, a kind hearted, caring character is revealed. Scout Finch - The narrator and protagonist of the story. The series ends with the indication that Pullo is about to tell the boy that he is in fact his father.
Ewell then finds the sheriff, , and tells him that his daughter has been raped and beaten by Tom. Although Atticus and Jem file a claim towards being main characters. Courage is the ability to do something that frightens oneself. Dick Avery is an overweight neighbor who tells Jem and Scout that dramatic changes in the weather are caused by disobedient and misbehaving children. While everyone in the novel is filtered through Scout's perception, Calpurnia in particular appears for a long time more as Scout's idea of her than as a real person.
Jem Jeremy Atticus Finch Scout's older brother who ages from 10 to 13 during the story. Reynolds is the Maycomb doctor. She taught Scout to write. Grace Merriweather A devout Methodist, Mrs. Four years older than Scout, he gradually separates himself from her games, but he remains her close companion and protector throughout the novel.