Jean Louise, nicknamed Scout, is the daughter of Atticus Finch. Atticus Finch is a lawyer and a widow, his wife having have died due to a sudden heart attack two years after Scout’s birth. On the other hand, Jeremy Atticus Finch, or Jem for short, is the eldest of the two and is an aspiring lawyer. They have a cook named Calpurnia who is black and strict. The story begins with
In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus is a lawyer in Maycomb Alabama. He Has two kids, Scout and Jem. His wife died when Scout was only two years old. Atticus is not only respected by his children but his community. Atticus teaches his kids valuable lessons throughout the story.
While living on the farm with her grandmother, Oprah was regularly beaten. Although she was abused there she says she still remembers her grandmother teaching her verses of the bible (“Overcoming Obstacles”). In 1960 Oprah moved in with her mother, Vernita, into a trashy home in Milwaukee. While living with her mother Oprah suffered many abuses (“Oprah Winfrey Timeline”). At just nine years old, Oprah’s mother left Oprah’s nineteen year old cousin in charge of her, Oprah was raped for the first time (“Overcoming Obstacles”).
This story 's Author: Elizabeth George Speare had been happily born on November 21st, 1908, in Molrose, Massachusetts. Though she sadly died in November 15th, 1994 one of the books she wrote in her life was The Witch of the Blackbird pond. The main character of the story is Kathrine but she goes by Kit, she is young and very wonderes girl with a rich grandpa. Only to lose both her wealth and her grandpa because of the death of her grandpa. She sadly had to move because of her grandpa 's death.
The Disappearance Of Madeleine McCann In 2007, a three-year-old girl went missing from her holiday apartment in Portugal. Madeleine McCann was on a holiday with her parents, younger twin siblings, and a group of family friends. They had rented a ground floor apartment to spend their holiday in. On the evening of May 3rd, 2007, the McCann 's left their sleeping children in the apartment to go to a restaurant and bar fifty meters away. There, the McCann 's met up with their family friends.
Imagine living during the time of the Civil War. Now imagine being a teenager through the Civil War, and your father was fighting that war. “Little Women” is a book that expresses the emotion of four young sisters while their father is away at war. Each young lady has their own job ad way to keep everything orderly at home. This story by Louis May Alcott is said to have been her life with her sisters and that she was the character Jo.
Characterization of Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee uses Jean Louise (Scout) Finch as the narrator. Scout is now an adult and reflects on three very crucial summers during her childhood days. When Scout is first described in the novel, she is prone to violence, labels people based on class, denigrates people, uses racist language, and is prejudice (Seidel 1). All of these things show that she is childish at the beginning of the novel. A mature character would not pick a fight or label people based on their money; however, by the end of the novel, Scout sees that these things are wrong.
I like the way the story ended, that Scout starts to explain the circumstances that led to the broken arm of her older brother, Jem, and that the last chapters of the story are of her and Jem being attacked, and coming back to how Jem has a broken arm. The book doesn’t make a return to the adult Scout for closing narration though. The novel closes with her falling asleep as Atticus reads to her. Which I like as well, I find this image of Scout as Atticus’s baby child is fitting, because while she has grown up quite a bit throughout the novel, she is still is only eight years
“To kill a Mockingbird” written by Harper Lee is set at a small town named Maycomb in Alabama, in the mid-1930s. The community of Maycomb is of mixed ethnicity and like most places of that time the white people believe they were the dominant race. The book has been written by Harper Lee on July 6th 1960 and the book is seen through the eyes of two children, Jem and Scout who are growing up at the time of the great depression and live in this society. As Jem gets older he becomes conscious of the fact that this community, where he lives in and the adults who are surrounded by him are not always correct and this makes him feel lost as he grows up and matures throughout the course of this beautiful book written by Harper Lee. In the novel several
The Biography.com Website states, “Almanzo contracted diphtheria and was partially paralyzed, To make matters worse, in 1890, the Wilders’ home burned to the ground” (“Laura”). Just like in her adolescent years, Laura and Almanzo moved place to place. Eventually, they made themselves at home on the land they built Rocky Ridge Farm (Ahmed). Laura’s daughter, Rose, was grown up by then and she had become a reporter for the San Francisco Bulletin. Rose urged her mother to recreate the stories of her childhood.