TKM character analysis

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written in third person point of view. It took place in the 1960’s in Maycomb, Alabama. Jean Louise Finch is one of the most appealing and active child I know. Jean Louise Finch is the narrator of To Kill A Mockingbird. She lives with her widowed father Atticus, her brother Jim, and “colored” cook and housekeeper, Calpurnia.
In the novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Jean Louise Finch shows herself to be a quick tempered child. Scout shows her temper when she says, “catching Walter Cunningham in the schoolyard gave me some pleasure, but when I was rubbing his nose in the dirt then Jim came by and told me to stop.”(pg.30) In my opinion, when Scout was taking up for Walter Cunningham for being poor, Miss Caroline assumed that Scout was not telling the truth but being a smart allelic, and Scout got in trouble. If Scout had explained herself a little better it would not have been such a bad misunderstanding. Like the time when Walter was putting syrup on his vegetables and meat, Scout was making fun of him and she got in trouble and says, “but he’s gone and drowned his dinner in syrup.” Calpurnia told her, “that boys yo’ company and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear.” Calpurnia tells her to hush her mouth.(pg.32-33) Therefore, in my opinion Calpurnia could keep Scout straight. If it was not for Cal, Scout would be an out of control little girl. Scout was not only outspoken, and learning about life, but she has a very quick and high temper.
Not only does Jean Louise show herself as quick tempered, but also as very outspoken. Scout says, “Miss Caroline, he’s a Cunningham.” Walter did not forget his lunch, he didn’t have any. He had none today nor would he have any tomorrow or the next day. He had probably never seen three quarter’s together at the same time in his life.” (pg.26-27) In other words, Scout talks to much and tells everything. I believe that Scout is not only outspoken, but over spoken as well. When Scout says, “Hey, Mr. Cunningham,” “hey Mr. Cunningham. How’s your...

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