Character Analysis Of Scout In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Scout (Jean Louise Finch): She is the narrator of the story. Scout tells the story as an adult but the story takes place from the time she 's aged 6 to 9. She is a tomboy (regarding the setting of the story) who prefers to use her fists to solve her problems. She is good natured and has a basic understanding of the human goodness. Throughout the book, she learns about the human nature and evil by witnessing Tom Robinson 's trial. She lives in an era of racism and biased opinions, therefore she develops a grown-up perspective of human behaviour.
Atticus Finch: He is the father of Scout and Jem. Atticus is a wise man, also a lawyer in Maycomb, descended from an old local family. He is a widower who has raised his children with his strong sense of morality and justice. His strong sense of morality makes him one of the few not- racist residents. Atticus defends a black man charged with sexually assaulting a white woman, Tom Robinson. Thus, he gets the violent reactions of the white and racist community. He represents the moral side of this book since he holds strong convictions on morality.
Jem (Jeremy Atticus Finch): He is the playmate and the older brother of Scout. He ages from 10 to 13 during the story. He is Scout 's protector and although he is not into her games anymore, he stays as a companion. Throughout the story, he moves into adolescence. During the trial of Tom Robinson, his ideals of human nature are shaken because of the evil he witnesses.
Aunt Alexandra: She is

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