I.) Atticus Finch
A.) “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view — until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”
1.) Spoken by Atticus (Page 36) – Atticus said this to Scout in order to teach her to treat people the way you would want to be treated.
B.) “You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anyone says to you, don’t let ‘em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change…it’s a good one, even if it does resist learning.”
1.) Spoken By Atticus to Scout. (Page76) – Atticus said this to Scout, again, to have morals and learn that violence is not necessary to end conflict or problems.
C.)”Atticus doesn’t drink whiskey,” I said. “He never drunk a drop in his life.”
1.) Spoken by Scout to Miss Maudie. (Page 50) – Miss Maudie Said this to Scout to explain that Atticus was a very responsible father. II.) Scout (Jean Louise Finch)
A.) “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” 1.) Spoken by Scout, about Scout. (Page 18) – Scout Said this to show her love for books.
B.) “Scout yonder’s been readin ever since she was born, and she ain’t even started to school yet”
1.) Spoken by Jem to Dill. (Page 7) – Jem said this to Dill to Show that Scout was literate. He was somewhat bragging about his sisters abilities.
C.)” I was born good but had grown progressively worse every year.”
1.) Spoken by Scout. (Page 13) – Scout said this to show that she knew she was not like most young girls her age in Maycomb, but she didn’t seem to have a problem with it. III.) Jem Finch
A.) “Jem condescended taking me to school the first day, a job usually done by parents, but Atticus said Jem would be delighted to show me where my room was”
1.) Spoken by Scout about Jem. (Page 17) – Scout said this on the first day of school to explain the relationship and the characteristics of Jem towards Scout. B.) “Don't you cry, now, Scout... don't cry now, don't you worry-" he muttered at me all the way to school”
1.) Spoken by Jem to Scout. (Page 66) – Jem Said this to Scout to comfort her, and Scout realized that Jem cared about her a lot.
C.) “Well, for one thing, he has a boy named Boo that he keeps chained to a bed in the house over yonder. Boo only comes out at night when you're asleep and it's pitch-dark. When you wake up at night, you can hear him. Once I heard him scratchin' on our screen door, but he was gone by the time Atticus got there.”
1.) Spoken by Jem to Dill. (Page 12) – Jem said this to Dill to explain who Boo Radley was, and how the Boo Radley story had progressively gotten worse and worse. IV.) Maturing Experiences of Jem
A.) “It was then, I suppose, that Jem and I first began to part company. Sometimes I did not understand him, but my periods of bewilderment were short-lived."
1.) Spoken By Scout about Jem. (Page 61) – Scout said this about Jem to show how she and Jem had begun to drift apart from each other.
B.) “When it healed, and Jem’s fears of never being able to play football again were assuaged, he was seldom self-conscious about his injury”.
1.) Spoken by Scout about Jem. (Page 1) – Scout said this about Jem to show how he had grown since the accident. Although it is a flashback at the beginning of the book about the future, it still shows Jem growing out of his fears. C. "If there's one kind of folks, why can't they get along with each other? If they're all alike, why do they go out of their way to despise one another? Scout I think I'm beginning to understand something. I think I'm beginning to understand why Boo Radley's stayed shut up in his house all this time. It's because he wants to stay inside." 1.) Spoken by Jem. (Page 112) – Jem said this to explain Boo Radley further, it clearly shows Jem maturity through the way he talks and through his viewpoints.
V.) Learning experiences of Scout