All the Characters in to Kill a Mockingbird

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1. Atticus:
• Scout and Jem's dad
• Lawyer in Maycomb County
• Believes in equality for everyone – brings up children that way • Defends Tom Robinson in a rape case and losses

2. Scout – Jean Louise Finch
• Daughter of Atticus
• Narrator of story
• Tomboy
• Very intelligent for her age
• Wants to meet Boo Radley

3. Jem Finch
• Scout's brother and playmate at beginning
• Likes playing football
• Four years older than Scout

4. Caroline Fischer
• Scout's first grade teacher
• Has bright auburn hair, pick cheeks, crimson fingernail polish, and she smelled and looked like a peppermint drop • Thinks she is better than everyone else - arrogant
• Rude/Violent --- hitting Scout with the ruler
• Doesn't understand the people living in Maycomb County (kids) – Walter Cunningham

5. Dill:
• Real name is Charles Baker Harris
• Spends summer with Aunt Rachel in Maycomb
• Small for his age
• Curious, thoughtful, happy, confident
• Snow white hair, and blue eyes
• Runs away from home
• Good imagination
• Curious about Boo

6. Calpurnia:
• Scout's family cook
• Black
• Near sighted
• Very stern with discipline – Scout and Jem

7. Boo Radley:
• Never comes out of the house
• Real name is Arthur
• Leaves presents in the tree for Scout and Jem
• A good person
• The mockingbird symbolizes him --- he was a good man, but later he was effected/injured by the world of evil people around him

8. Mr. Radley:
• Boo's dad
• Takes daily walks to the town
• Rejected Boo after he was in the gang

9. Nathan Radley:
• Boo's older brother
• Covers the hole in the tree with cement – cuts off Boo's relationship with Jem and Scout • Mean

10. Mrs. Radley
• Hardly ever seen
• Quiet
• Reserved

11. Miss Stephanie:
• Loves to gossip
• Starts rumors or stories for fun and attention

12. Miss Rachel:
• Dill's aunt
• Has a rat terrier for a dog

13. Mr. Connor:
• Old
• Gets locked in the outhouse by Boo's old gang

14. Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose
• Old mean lady
• Lives near the Finches
• Very racist
• Has a morphine addiction
• Eventually dies
15. Walter Cunningham: (kid)
• Family is really poor
• Can't pay back people in money – they pay back in different things • Soft spoken/shy – Dirty
• Can't afford shoes

16. Crazy Addie:
• Drowned himself in Barker's Eddy
• Committed crimes around town

17. Miss Blount:
• Sixth grade teacher at Scout's school
• Native Maycombian

18. Cecil Jacobs:
• Let down a fight to him and he called Scout a coward
• Scared Scout and Jem in the schoolyard on the way to a play

19. Uncle Jack:
• Doctor
• Scout told him he wasn't good with children and he understood • Scout's uncle

20. Aunt Alexandra:
• Thinks Scout isn't brought up right
• Comes and lives with Atticus's Family
• Atticus's sister
• Doesn't get along with Scout very well

21. Tim Johnson:
• Mad dog
• Atticus shoots it

22. Heck Tate:
• Sheriff of Maycomb County

23. Mr. Avery:
• Fat guy
• Gets stuck in the window

24. Bob Ewell:
• Brings charges against Tom Robinson
• Has a lot of kids
• Dirty
• Lives by Dumps
• Mean, racist, unfair, drunk all the time
• Beat Mayella and blamed it on Tom Robinson

25. Tom Robinson:
• Convicted of raping Mayella Ewell when he didn't
• Wife is Helen
• Black Man – later dies in jail
• Crippled left arm

26. Mayella Ewell:
• Bob Ewell's daughter
• Very lonely and uneducated – no friends
• Likes (kissed) Tom Robinson
• Accused Tom of Raping her
• Bob beats her when he's drunk

27. Miss Maudie Atkinson:
• Finch's neighbor
• Not racist – believes everyone is equal
• Understands Scout
• Makes good cakes
• Respects Atticus

28. Link Deas:
• Stands up for Tom Robinson
• Not racists – believes everyone is equal
• Employed Tom Robinson and later Helen Robinson

29. Mr. Underwood:
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