Outsiders in to Kill a Mockingbird

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Atticus- "The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience." He is a noble character in search of justice. Connections- Piggy, similar in law and smarts, Simon- Conscience uninfluenced by society. Ralph- Good under pressure. Ralph- "What was the sensible thing to do? There was no Piggy to talk sense. There was no solemn assembly for debate nor dignity of the conch." Leader, although not smart, but has good intentions and even with the loss of civility doesn’t lose sight of goals. Connections- Romeo and Atticus, civil in savagery. Bob Ewell- Society’s evil. "It was Miss Stephanie’s pleasure to tell us: [Miss Stephanie describes Bob Ewell's actions and words] 'this morning Mr. Bob Ewell stopped Atticus on the post office corner, spat in his face, and told him he’d get him if it took the rest of his life.' [Miss Stephanie repeats Atticus' response] 'I wish Bob Ewell wouldn’t chew tobacco,' was all Atticus said about it. [Scout as narrator describes Miss Stephanie's next description] According to Miss Stephanie Crawford, however, Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him. Miss Stephanie (who, by the time she had told it twice was there and had seen it all—passing by from the Jitney Jungle, she was)—Miss Stephanie said 'Atticus didn’t bat an eye, just took out his handkerchief and wiped his face and stood there and let Mr. Ewell call him names wild horses could not bring her to repeat. Mr. Ewell was a veteran of an obscure war; that plus Atticus’s peaceful reaction probably prompted him to inquire, [Miss Stephanie describes Bob Ewell's comments and Atticus' reply] 'Too proud to fight, you nigger-lovin’ bastard?' Miss Stephanie said. Atticus said, 'No, too old,' put his hands in his pockets and strolled on..." Connections- Jack- Savage and vulgar. Tybalt- Accusing. Romeo- Loving of Juliet, thinks feud is frivolous. Connections- Ralph, strive towards goal. Atticus/...
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