To Kill A Mockingbird Character Analysis

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Harper Lee’s novel, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ is based in the 1930s, and is focused on a young girl: Jean-Louise Finch. Nicknamed Scout, the main character leads the story in a flashback. Scout grows up in a town named after her family as she guides readers through a complex plot filled with hope, lies, family, racism, and love. Lee starts off writing as Scout trying to navigate her way through 2nd grade. It starts off amiable, as the author introduces the characters, properly depicting different voices and personalities. These characters lead to a thick plot, narrated by Scout Finch. Because Scout is a mere 8-year-old girl, the reader doesn’t have much insight as to what’s going on. Harper Lee uses innocence in Scout and the other characters in the book to introduce racism, hatred, love, family, unity, and other ideas into the minds of readers. Scout’s family is made up of three people: Calpurnia, Atticus Finch, and Jem Finch. Calpurnia, the family’s housekeeper is in no way related to Scout by blood but keeps a sense of unity amongst the family. Atticus Finch, Scout’s father, is an important component of Scout’s life. He is an accomplished man, but as Scout sees it, "Our father didn 't do anything. He worked in an office, not in a drugstore. Atticus did not drive a dump-truck for the county, he was not
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