To Kill A Mockingbird -


A lawyer in a small southern town who defends a Negro man.
Atticus' young daughter who functions as the narrator of the story
Jem Finch:
Scout's older brother
Cal (Calpurnia)
The Negro cook who has been responsible for raising the Finch children

Aunt Alexandra:
The very "proper" aunt who comes to care for the children during the trial

Dill (Charles Baker Harris):
Scouts companion who lives in Mississippi but comes every summer to Maycomb.

Miss Rachael:
Dill's aunt who lives next door to the Finches

Miss Maudie:
Another neighbor who is very open-minded

Boo (Mr. Aurthor Radley):
The mysterious neighbor whom the children have never seen

Mr. Nathan Radley:
The ...

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minister who takes care of Scout and Jem during the trial.

Chapters 1-7
The beginning of chapter one opens up with Scout telling us that Jem has a broken elbow. She then takes us back to summer of 1933 where we meet a young boy named Dill. Together Jem, Scout and Dill begin their adventures and their obsession with Mr. Aurthor Radley, or Boo as the kids call him.

We find out that there are rumors about the Radley House. These include the most memorable rumor which is that he stabbed his mother in the leg with a pair of scissors. We never do find out if they are true, however we can assume they are not.

Later on in the book, the kids are daring each other to go into the € yard. Jem is the first to adventure there. He is dared to go up and touch the side of the house. He does that and thus ends chapter 1.

After the summer ends, scout has to start school. She meets her teacher, Miss Caroline. Miss Caroline learns that Scout knows how to read. This upsets Miss ...

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She tells him where she found them and on the last day of school, they both pass by the house and they see more foil. The grab it and run home. When they get home, they open it and see a purple velvet box with a minuet catch. They open it and see two shiny Indian-Head pennies; one from 1906 an one from 1900.

School was over, and summer was here again. Dill returned and the three started with their adventures again. They find a tire and decide to roll Scout in it. She falls out of the tire and it rolls in to the € yard. Since Jem rolled it, they made him go and get it. They return home and start to play a game. They create "scripts" and this one was called "Boo Radley". They just ...

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