Jennie Finch

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  • Short Biography: Jennie Finch As An American Softball Player

    Born on September 30, 1980, Jennie Finch is an American softball player whom many young girls idolize. She had much success in at the collegiate and professional level, earning her many championships and awards. Finch has become softball 's most dominant and infamous softball player and one of the most respected athletes in all of professional sports. She has since retired from playing the game of softball but continues to advocate her love for the sport and its influence it can have on women around the world. Jennie Finch grew up in California with a family that deeply loved baseball. Her mother was a huge Dodger 's fan, she watched her brother 's grow up playing baseball, and she could not have been more excited when her father signed her up for t-ball around her fifth birthday. From the start, Jennie showed signs of being a successful athlete. She had a strong arm and was bigger than the rest of her teammates, but it wasn 't until age eight that she began pitching. Once…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter 1-15

    This chapter of the story begins with Scout and Jem making their way to town to buy a baton for Scout among other things. They pass Mrs. Dubose’s house. She is sitting on the porch and begins to make snarky comments about the Finch family. On their way back from town Jem is unable to act responsibly and this results in him destroying Mrs. Dubose’s camellia bushes. Prior to this Atticus had warned the kids to act nicely to Mrs. Dubose because she is an ill elderly lady. When Atticus returns home…

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  • Why Is Calpurnia A Better Mother Than Aunt Alexandra?

    had thoughts like these before Aunt Alexandra came (Lee 178). For this reason, it is clear that she has been trying to mold Jem, Scout, and Atticus into this perfect family that is nothing like they used to be before she came. Mothers want the best for their family, but they accept who they are; they will not try to change their family as Alexandra has so desperately been trying to do. Calpurnia has never tried to change the ways of the Finch family. Rather, she accepts them for who they are and…

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  • The Influence Of Aunt Alexandra In To Kill A Mockingbird

    it quite clear that Calpurnia was not going anywhere and now Aunt Alexandra had shown that she had taken in what Atticus had said. Also, it took Aunt Alexandra some time to understand that Atticus was the one in charge. In addition to that, she did not have the right to gossip about anything that Atticus told her in secrecy. “‘Oh, Mrs. Perkins,’ [Aunt Alexandra] said, ‘you need some more coffee. Let me get it.’” (p. 317). After she heard that Tom Robinson had been shot, Aunt Alexandra went back…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Family Analysis

    Primary source textual evidence # 2:“Don’t be silly, Jean Louise, ‘’ said Aunt Alexandra. ‘’The thing is, you can scrub Walter Cunningham till he shines, you can put him in shoes and a new suit, but he’ll never be like Jem. Besides, there’s a drinking streak in that family a mile wide. Finch women aren’t interested in that sort of people.”(Lee, 248). I think that this quote ties very well into the 4 groups of people because Aunt alexandra explains the Cunninghams as who they are. In conclusion…

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  • Analysis Of Boo Radley In To Kill A Mockingbird

    Many people tend to believe in rumors spread by others instead of learning the truth about a person’s life before judging them. Throughout the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Boo Radley has always been a person of interest for Scout. He lurks in the dark and is a shroud of mystery, the only information learn about him is through rumors. As Scout develops and matures, she realizes that Boo Radley is not as he seems, and learns a lesson from her prejudice of him. Through the novel, To Kill a…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird And 12 Angry Men Analysis

    The texts ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, written by Harper Lee and ‘12 Angry Men’ directed by Sidney Lumet; both display contrasting features and qualities. While both are very diverse texts, they both share an undeniable resemblance, in relation to a single person affecting a group 's idea of a just and morally right decision. Prejudice and discrimination are a reflection of how both the accused characters in either text sway opinions about which course of action is correct. Two of the protagonists,…

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  • Signposts In To Kill A Mockingbird

    The author of To Kill a Mockingbird is Harper Lee who also wrote Go Set a Watchman. The story of To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Alabama during the 1930’s, which was also during the Great Depression. Atticus, one of the main characters, is a lawyer who has two children named Jem and Scout. A boy named Dill comes to Alabama to visit his Aunt every summer. Dill, Jem, and Scout have started to become interested in Arthur (Boo) Radley and who he really is. The three children had heard rumors…

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  • Innocence In To Kill A Mockingbird: Literary Analysis

    Throughout their lives, all children reach a point where they must become an adult and lose their innocence. Some lose their innocence less gradually than others, such as Jem Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird; who loses his innocence during his father’s case fighting against society’s racial prejudice. Amir in Kite Runner loses his innocent as quickly as his friend is raped. The author of Night, Elie Wiesel, experiences a series of life changing events that tear his innocence from his youthful…

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  • Examples Of Integrity In To Kill A Mockingbird

    Atticus is known for his strong character and his commitment to honesty and Justice. Judge Taylor wanted Tom Robinson to have a fair trial and he knew to accomplish that only someone with esteem integrity can do so. Atticus shows integrity because he does not like to keep secrets, he does not judge his opinion of someone based on their skin color and because he does not take advantage of people. Atticus believes in Tom's innocence, and while any reasonable person could look at the evidence in…

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