Scout's Growth: Analyzing Characters In To Kill a

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l Scout's Growth Analyzing Characters in To Kill a Mockingbird "Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."(Lee pg.18). In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee tells the story of a family going through tough times in the 1930's. To begin, Jean Louise "Scout" Finch is the daughter of Atticus Finch. Being strong-minded , Scout is a tough one to handle. To Kill a Mockingbird tells the story of a family living in Alabama. Atticus, the father of Scout and Jem Finch, works as a lawyer in the town. In this novel, Atticus works for Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a white girl. Although Atticus proves Tom Robinson to be innocent, he is still convicted of the crime. Scout does not fully understand why he is convicted. Scout started out in the story as being a close- minded little girl, but as the story progresses, she learns more about life. First of all, Jean Louise "Scout" Finch lives in Maycomb County, Alabama. Scout can be described as a tomboy who hates being around girls. Being a tomboy, Scout works hard not to "act like a girl" by wearing overalls instead of a dress like other girls in their town. Scout spends most of her time by playing outside with her brother, Jem, and her best friend, Dill. The three of
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