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scout [jean louise finch]
atticus' daughter and jem's sister
jem [jeremy atticus finch]
atticus' son and scout's brother
dill [charles baker harris]
jem and scout's summer friend; imaginative
atticus
scout and jem's father; a lawyer; defends tom robinson
aunt alexandra
atticus' sister; devoted to the notion of "family" and "propriety"; tries to teach scout how to be a lady
tom robinson
black man accused of raping mayella ewell
boo radley [arthur]
the finch's neighbor who never leaves his house; leaves presents for the children in a knothole
nathan radley
boo's older brother; closes up the knothole so boo can't have a relationship with the choldren
mayella ewell
bob ewell's daughter; wrongly accused tom robinson of raping her
bob ewell
mayella's father; drunk; tries to kill scout and jem to get atticus for shaming him in court
burris ewell
one of the many ewell children; is very mean to miss caroline on the first day of school; only goes to the first day of school and then leaves for the rest of the year
heck tate
sheriff of maycomb; witness at the trial that concludes that mayella was beaten on the right side of her face
mrs. henry lafayette dubose
elderly cantankerous neighbor of the finches; uses jem to help her fight her morphine addiction
calpurnia
the finch's black cook
miss maudie atkinson
neighbor of the finch's; shares many of atticus' opinions; the children go to her for advice when they can't ask atticus
rachel brown
daughter of reverend brown; a friend of bert; testifies at the trial about some personal conversations with bert
bertram cates
science teacher who taught his students evolution
howard
a student of bert's; his testimony is used against bert; has a rough grasp of evolution
rev brown
preacher of Hillsboro; shows himself to be a little too zealous
ek hornbeck
cynical journalist for the Baltimore Herald; portrays bert as a hero; thinks everyone in Hillsboro is small-minded
matthew harrison brady
prosecution against bert; fundamentalist christian; lost 3 presedential elections
henry drummond
famous lawyer from Chicago; argues for freedom of thought
maya [margurite johnson]
narrator; takes a journey from insecurity to maturity
momma [annie henderson]
maya's father's mother; owns the store in stamps, arkansas; raises the children; not very emotional; christian
bailey
maya's brother
uncle willie
momma's son; crippled
mother dear [vivian baxter]
maya's mother; gambler; may not always be there for the children, but still loves them
mrs. bertha flowers
helps maya speak again after the rape; has a love of literature
mr. freeman
vivian's boyfriend; rapes maya
mr. donleavey
white man who speaks at maya's 8th grade graduation
bailey sr.
maya's father; does not connect with maya
louise
maya's childhood friend
dolores stockland
bailey sr.'s girlfriend; becomes jealous of maya
metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money)
simile
a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as (as in cheeks like roses)
allusion
an implied or indirect reference especially in literature; also : the use of such references
foreshadowing
to represent, indicate, or typify beforehand
personification
attribution of personal qualities; especially : representation of a thing or abstraction as a person or by the human form
mood
a conscious state of mind or predominant emotion
oxymoron
a combination of contradictory or incongruous words (as cruel kindness)
symbol
omething that stands for or suggests something else by reason of relationship, association, convention, or accidental resemblance; especially : a visible sign of something invisible <the lion is a *** of courage>
alliteration
the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (as wild and woolly, threatening throngs)
tone
style or manner of expression in speaking or writing <seemed wise to adopt a conciliatory
hyperbole
extravagant exaggeration (as "mile-high ice-cream cones")
allegory
the expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truths or generalizations about human existence; also : an instance (as in a story or painting) of such expression
paradox
a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true