Lakeview Centennial High School
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Throughout the book Jean “Scout” Finch made a very wide impact in this book. Not only was she one of the main characters in the beginning, but also her father was in the middle of the main conflict in the story.
Scout was very different from every eight-year-old girl you would meet. She was highly intelligent; she could read almost anything you put in her hands. She was more over a boy than a girl. She enjoyed the company of her older brother Jem rather than, playing dress up or with some dolls. In the novel Scout would definitely stand under opened minded. The little girl said and did anything she wanted if she thought it was right. However, she disagreed with a lot of decisions that were made around her. Even though she protested she still decided to do as what was told. Even if that meant knowing it was wrong. When people did something that she didn’t like or got over her, she made sure that they felt the wrath. For instance, when Miss. Caroline punished her for explaining Walter Cunningham’s condition, the reason he didn’t bring lunch to school. She decided to take matters into her own hands, so she stuck his face in the dirt, until her big brother Jem saved him. Scout was also very respectful. If someone told her to not do something, she obeyed. You may have thought that she was too young, or just didn’t fit. The things occurring in their city harmed her and her brother Jem the most. Their dad, Atticus was upholding the biggest trial of his life, where a black man was accused of being guilty of doing a crime that was not committed by him. Being black in the south didn’t matter if you were guilty or not in this period of time. You were guilty in everyone’s peers just because the color of your skin. Scout always was taught equality and that everyone should all get fair treatment. Numerous amounts of people were against her father for defending a black man. Although Scout had...