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46 Cards in this Set

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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
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
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
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
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
maya's childhood friend
dolores stockland
bailey sr.'s girlfriend; becomes jealous of maya
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)
a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as (as in cheeks like roses)
an implied or indirect reference especially in literature; also : the use of such references
to represent, indicate, or typify beforehand
attribution of personal qualities; especially : representation of a thing or abstraction as a person or by the human form
a conscious state of mind or predominant emotion
a combination of contradictory or incongruous words (as cruel kindness)
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>
the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (as wild and woolly, threatening throngs)
style or manner of expression in speaking or writing <seemed wise to adopt a conciliatory
extravagant exaggeration (as "mile-high ice-cream cones")
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
a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true