Maudie is played by in the film. Throughout the book To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout sees her town through her little innocent eyes. I mostly describe myself ranging in the moderate level of the traits. For instance, the trait conscientiousness explains me the most because I am organized, since I keep myself planned and structured beforehand. Atticus is assigned to defend him, and stands up to a intent on exacting their own justice against him before the trial begins.
Dubose was the bravest person he ever knew, and she was trying to teach Jem the importance of bravery and true courage to endure anything when the situation is hopeless, as in her morphine addiction. One night Dill runs away from his home in Meridian, arriving in Maycomb County where he hides under Scout's bed. It is implied, and evidence suggests, that he was the one who abused his daughter Mayella, not Tom Robinson the African American man accused of doing so. The kids, including Jem and Scout, always waited for him to do something interesting. Being only six, Scout does not know how to handle such situations so she tries to resolve her problems by fighting, or by talking to Atticus about what she has heard.
It is strongly implied that she and Atticus have a more than platonic relationship. He is portrayed by in the film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. This, and the example of her neighbor, Miss Maudie, who, despite her harsh behaviour is also called a lady by Mr. By the end of the book, she realizes that racism does exist and has come to terms with its presence in her town. We never put back into the tree what we took out of it: we had given him nothing, and it made me sad.
She was brave to try to explain to her teacher Miss Caroline the reason Walter Cunningham would not accept lunch money. Oddly enough, the women in her life impose more rigid requirements on her than the men do. When Jem gets older, and doesn't want to be bothered by Scout, Miss Maudie keeps her from getting angry. Bob Ewell breaks Jem's arm during his assault on the Finch children, subsequently resulting in it being shorter than it had been, in an attempt to protect his sister. Once she is finally at school, she finds that her teacher, Miss Caroline Fisher, deals poorly with children. Harper also informs the reader about things Scout does not understand throughout the book. When he tried to shoot the president, he shot him with a old flintlock pistol but blew up his hand by accident.
During the course of the novel, her house burns down; however, she shows remarkable courage throughout this even saying that she wanted to burn it down herself to make more room for her flowers. When he agrees to defend Tom Robinson, a black man charged with raping a white woman, he exposes himself and his family to the anger of the white community. However importantly he shows how prejudice is passed on from parent to child. Her curiosity gets her in trouble. Then I looked up and noticed Mr. The story takes place from the time Scout is aged 6 to 9, but she tells the story as an adult.
He is also the garbage man of Maycomb, and took away the dead rabid dog, Tim Johnson. He points out her own failings in this area and demonstrates his point in his own interactions with other people. We never put back into the tree what we took out of it: we had given him nothing, and it made me sad. He is a , and emigrated from England to avoid religious persecution, landing in Philadelphia before settling in Alabama. His son Frank is in trouble with the law for hitting and killing a white man while driving. Scout's curiosity is revealed through questions she asks her father to understand what things mean in life.
After the trial, Miss Maudie points out to the children that the judge had tried to help Tom by appointing Atticus to the case instead of Maxwell Green, the new, untried lawyer who usually received court-appointed cases. After the verdict is given in the trial, Atticus tells Jem that one of the Cunninghams had changed his thoughts about Tom and pleaded that Tom was not guilty to the jury. Heck Tate, the sheriff, puts in the official report that Bob Ewell fell on his own knife and died after lying under a tree for 45 minutes. Burris is described as being chiefly antagonistic of Little Chuck Little and his teacher Miss Caroline Fisher. The question is, what will she do with this knowledge? Atticus Finch, a lawyer living in the small American town. Personality Scout may or may not be a lover, but she's definitely a fighter. Miss Caroline has good intentions but proves quite incompetent as a teacher.
She wants a quick fix to complicated questions. By the end of the book, Scout realizes that racism does exist and comes to terms with its presence in her town. Lesson 2, which comes later: there are more reasons against fighting than obedience to Atticus and getting to feel noble. So, why the short temper? The children concoct many plans to lure Boo Radley out of his house for a few summers until Atticus tells them to stop. He also tends to take jokes too far. Walter is invited over to the Finches' house once, after engaging in a fight with Scout, where he covers up all of his dinner with molasses, much to Scout's vocal dismay.
However, as the trial progresses, Scout comes to see how much her aunt cares for her father and what a strong woman she is. He points out her own failings in this area and demonstrates his point in his own interactions with other people. Somehow, if I fought Cecil I would let Atticus down. Scout Finch - The narrator and protagonist of the story. A combination of questions and answers provides information that determines which characteristics are associated with each other. Finally, I guess, being a lady means bearing up under stress and sadness and not letting those things show.