Scout's Struggles In To Kill A Mockingbird

647 Words3 Pages
To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel about the child hood of a young girl named Jean Louise Finch. It is about the struggles she faced growing up with racial circumstances in the Southern United States. She is often her referred to as Scout Finch through the novel. Scout lives with her brother Jem and their father Atticus in the town of Maycomb, Alabama. Maycomb is a small town where everybody knows everybody. Atticus is Scouts father and he is also a lawyer. He raises his children by himself, with the help of his housekeeper named Calpurnia. She is an African American but Scout’s family treat her as if they she is one of them. Racial asfsd is a huge problem in this book that Scout’s family faces constantly. Scout is a tomboy and she usually solves her problems with her fists. Atticus is one of the only people that accept Scout for who she is. The rest of her family is constantly trying to make her act more like a lady and this is enforced greatly when her…show more content…
He is nicknamed Boo and he never comes outside so he has never been seen by them. A neighbor 's nephew, named Dill starts spending summers in Maycomb. He becomes good friends with Scout and Jem and they begin an obsessive mission to get Boo to come outside. Scout and Jem discover that their father is going to represent a black man named Tom Robinson, who is accused of raping and beating a white woman. Scout and Jem are forced to deal with racial slurs and insults because of Atticus ' role in the trial. Scout has a very difficult time not physically fighting with other children due to this. Tom is asfsd to be guilty, even after Atticus proves that Tom did not commit the crime. Atticus unintentionally offends Bob Ewell, the father whose daughter is accusing Tom. Ewell then says he will get revenge on Atticus. A while later, tell Scout and her aunt that Tom Robinson was killed because he tried to escapee the prison by climbing over the
Open Document