She is upset by Scout's advanced reading capabilities and believes that Scout is receiving lessons from Atticus. He is infected by in chapter 10 and goes mad, putting everyone in the town at risk. Later in the book, Dill decides to run away, to Maycomb. By running away to Maycomb just because he craved attention from his father, and then glorifying the tale could lead a reader to believe that Dill likes to cause trouble. Atticus is a lawyer, and at this point in the novel, he is trying to defend Tom Robinson, a black man who was accused of raping a white woman. All of this evidence supports our original thesis, which was that Dill is a dynamic character who is adventurous, humorous, diverse, and a trouble-maker.
Dill returns to and leaves Maycomb many times in the duration of the novel after that visit and their initial meeting. Little Chuck Little One of Scout's classmates who stands up to Burris Ewell in defense of Miss Caroline. Several other items appear in the tree over the next few days, including more chewing gum, a spelling bee metal, and an old watch. She eventually gets so desperate that she attempts to seduce a black man, Tom Robinson, by saving up nickels to send her siblings to go get ice cream so that Mayella can be alone with Tom. Horace Gilmer The state attorney representing the Ewells. Capote didn't grow up to be a clown, but he did grow up to be an insightful—and sometimes harsh—. There's a black man dead for no reason.
Henry Lafayette Dubose A cantankerous, vile, elderly woman who teaches Jem and Scout a great lesson in bravery. Maycomb children believe he is a horrible person, due to the rumors spread about him and a trial he underwent as a teenager. Atticus Finch The father of Scout and Jem, Atticus is a lawyer and an extremely morally upright man who strives to deal with everyone fairly. From her, the reader learns that Boo was a good child but she suggests that his overbearing father is what changed him over time. Also, in old language usage a dill is someone who's very foolish, and that represents the character Dill in someway.
Jem Jeremy Atticus Finch Scout's older brother who ages from 10 to 13 during the story. I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks. She also stops a mob that is trying to lynch Tom Robinson by talking to the mob leader, Mr. She doesn't understand why the boys eventually pull away from her and exclude her from their activities. She is not prejudiced, though she talks caustically to Miss Stephanie Crawford, unlike many of her Southern neighbors, and teaches Scout important lessons about racism and human nature. As the three friends make their way outside they come across Mr.
When Boo finally does come out, he has a good reason: Bob Ewell is trying to murder the Finch children. Charles Baker Harris 'I'm Charles Baker Harris. Thanks to Atticus's wisdom, Scout learns that though humanity has a great capacity for evil, it also has a great capacity for good, and that the evil can often be mitigated if one approaches others with an outlook of sympathy. Luckily, Dill is quick on his feet and is able to save himself and his friends from punishment. For a time, Jem, Dill, and Scout keep their promise to Atticus that they will leave Boo Radley alone. The only problems are minor- much of the book's counter-balancing humour was left out, certain characters are omitted Dolphus Raymond and Aunt Alexandra , and some of the book's early characterisation is missed.
He claims to have witnessed Tom attacking Mayella. In seeing the comparison of Atticus and Mr. Dill goes on to say how he is seven years old, and that he is little for his age. She is the woman who shoos the children out when Mrs. Good and evil go hand in hand. Then he rose and broke the remaining code of our childhood. Through the whole of the book Dill is trustworthy towards his friends and is a good friend showing that he is only human sometimes but still giving himself an edge on the others in there group.
One of the men who comes to lynch Tom Robinson, he's also one of Atticus' clients. Instead, she plays with the boys and speaks her mind. Dill feels that his parents are sometimes good and sometime bad. I'll uh, well I'll run down to the office. Scout is the only one of the novel's primary three children Dill, Jem, and herself to see and speak to Boo Radley during the course of the novel and realize that he is harmless, despite her initial fear of him. Reverend Sykes forces the congregation to donate 10 dollars for Tom Robinson's family since at the time, Tom's wife, Helen, was having trouble finding work.
Although he openly dislikes blacks, he defends Tom's right to a fair trial. He is normally the judicially-assigned defense attorney but Judge Taylor assigned Tom Robinson's case to Atticus to give Tom Robinson a better chance. She is a and spends the most of her time with her brother Jem and best friend Dill. Atticus Finch Maycomb attorney and state legislative representative who is assigned to represent Tom Robinson. These are rare coins no longer produced, and Jem and Scout decide to keep them.
Atticus informs him that Mrs. Dill Charles Baker Harris Jem and Scout's neighborhood friend. They are two figurines carved out of soap who looking suspiciously like Jem and Scout. Bob Ewell The Ewell patriarch, Bob Ewell spends his welfare checks on alcohol. He and Atticus are not rivals and talk to each other during recesses during the case.
Atticus is sometimes overly optimistic, but his unshakable hope in mankind and self-created role as the town 'do-gooder' sustain him. Miss Gates Scout's second grade teacher. During the course of the novel, her house burns down; however, she shows remarkable courage throughout this even saying that she wanted to burn it down herself to make more room for her flowers. Church who is upset when Scout and Jem attend services there. Miss Maudie befriends Scout and Jem and tells them stories about Atticus as a boy. He is portrayed in the film by Paul Fix.