Scout Finch Character

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In “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, Scout Finch was the main character and the narrator of the story. She was an extremely curious young girl and definitely did not allow people to push her around. Scout was outspoken and rambunctious. Her real name was Jean Louise Finch, but always went by the name Scout. She learned many lessons from people in her town, whether it had been through personal conflicts or watching bad things happen to other people. It all started when she met Mrs. Caroline. Scout and Mrs. Caroline could not see eye to eye with each other. Mrs. Caroline would always get frustrated with Scout. Scout would not intentionally try to irritate Mrs. Caroline but it seemed like everything she did upset her. Scout was telling Mrs. Caroline about something Atticus told her and her sisters and Mrs. Caroline responded, “Let’s not let our imaginations run away with us, dear” (Lee 19). Mrs. Caroline never believed anything Scout had to say because of her wild imagination. One…show more content…
Atticus told Scout and her siblings to stay home and not go to the trial but they did not listen to their father. Scout came to the trail anyways and watched as Tom Robinson was accused of beating and raping Mayella Ewell. While Mayella was being asked questions, she was asked repeatedly for her side of the story and if Mr. Robinson had been the man who had done these horrible things to her. She had each time said it was him and would look to her father to confirm her story. When Atticus confirmed what side, she was hit on he then proved that there was no way that Tom Robinson could have been the man who did all of these things to Mayella Ewell. Scout said, “His left arm was fully twelve inches shorter than his right, and hung dead at his side” (Lee 211). The way Mayella was hit she could only have been beat by someone who was left handed and Tom could not even use his left
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