Little Chuck Little is a first grade student of Scout who has the mindset of an adult. His real name is Charles. He is portrayed as the main antagonist of Burris Ewell. He is portrayed in the novel when Miss Caroline is afraid of Burris’ lice.
Jem is ten years old when the book begins, four years older than his sister Jean Louise “Scout” Finch. In the book, his ages range from ten to twelve. Jem is also the son of attorney Atticus Finch. One day, Jem learns that Atticus has taken on a case to defend a black man named Tom Robinson who has been accused of rape.
Atticus’ sister, a strong-willed woman with a passionate devotion to her family. Alexandra is the perfect southern lady, and her commitment to decency and tradition often causes her to clash with Scout.
The story revolves around Jean Louise (“Scout”) Finch, an unusually intelligent girl who lives between the ages of six and nine in the novel. She and her brother Jeremy Atticus (“Jem”) are raised by their widowed father, Atticus Finch.
Boo Radley is a white man who never left his house because society saw him that way. Tom Robinson was a black man who was framed for a crime he didn’t commit.
The kids hatch many schemes to lure Boo Radley out of his house for a few summers, until Atticus tells them to stop. In Chapter 5 of the novel, Dill promises to marry Scout and they become engaged. One night, Dill runs away from his home and arrives in Maycomb County, where he hides under Scout’s bed.
Calpurnia is the cook of the Finch family, a black woman and a mother figure to Scout.
Bob called in the sheriff and Tom was accused of raping and hitting Mayella. The sheriff testified at Tom’s trial that Mayella showed signs of being beaten upon his arrival at the Ewells’ cabin. Despite all indications that Mayella’s father, Bob Ewell, beat him, Tom Robinson is still found guilty.
A widower, Atticus is a single father to two children: Jem and Scout. Jem (Jeremy Atticus Finch) Scout’s older brother who lives to be between 10 and 13 during the story. He is Scout’s protector and one of her best friends. As part of reaching young adulthood, Jem must contend with many difficult issues throughout the story.
Later in the book, Scout Atticus explains that hurting their reclusive neighbor, Boo Radley, “would be like shooting a mockingbird.” Mockingbirds aren’t the only birds in the book. Finch, the last name of Scout, Jem and Atticus, is a little bird. Like mockingbirds, they are also songbirds.
Jem died of a sudden heart attack at the age of 28. According to Jean Louise’s account, he inherited a weak heart from their mother, who died the same way when the children were young (creating the unique family situation that defines Mockingbird, with the maid Calpurnia serving as Scout’s primary mother figure).
What was Atticus’ old nickname? One Shot Fink.
Scout’s real name in Harper Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird is Jean Louise Finch, but she is rarely referred to by her first name.
The judge agreed, but unfortunately for Boo this meant that he spent the next 15 years of his life locked up in his childhood home. He becomes like a ghost unable to live a normal, fulfilling life and only seems to rebel when he stabs his father in the leg with a pair of scissors.
However, Boo’s autism also serves as an unexpected superpower, as he is impressively hyper-aware, highly intelligent, and arguably able to save Scout and Jem as his disability prevents him from doing the same worry about the impact of making others do it.