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Scout Like A Tomboy Analysis

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The best way to describe scout would be that she is scared, a tomboy and out of control, all are fitting with her personality. Thought out the book shows all of these in one way or another. Which is why we can decipher who her character really is and who she displays as here true self.

Throughout the story scout acts, dresses or appears like a tomboy. “I could not possibly hope to be a lady if I wore breeches when I said I could do nothing in a dress, she said I wasn't supposed to be doing things that required pants.” This quote clearly describes how she would have acted as a tomboy and that she also didn't want to dress or be like a proper girl, she much rather is a tomboy. “Aunt Alexandra's vision of my deportment involved playing with small stoves, tea sets, and wearing the necklace she gave me when I was born.” here yet again scout showing her true self as a kid not wanting to wear necklaces and playing with tea sets and stoves, she instead enjoined getting dirty and
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“I ain't bother' you, I said. Francis looked at me carefully, concluded that I had been sufficiently subdued, and crooned softly...This time, I split my knuckle to the bone on his front teeth. My left impaired, I sailed in with my right.” Scout is not afraid of Francis when he insults Atticus, She doesn't back down, she stood up to Francis.'Son, I said go home. ”Jem shook his head. I'll send him home, a burly man said, and grabbed Jem roughly by the collar. He yanked Jem nearly off his feet. Don't you touch him!' I kicked the man swiftly. Barefooted, I was surprised to see him fall back in real pain. I intended to kick his shin, but aimed too high.”Again scout has the courage to face the lynch mob when the man went after Jim, should stand up for jam she had
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