To Kill a Mockingbird Character List Flashcard Example #59459

Atticus Finch
father to Scout and Jem; lawyer who defends Tom Robinson
Jeremy Atticus Finch
Jem; son of Atticus, brother to Scout
Jean Louise Finch
Scout; daughter of Atticus, sister of Jem
Charles Barker Harris
Dill; visits next door during the summer
Arthur “Boo” Radley
town outcast whom children constantly try to see
the Finch’s housekeeper; acts as a more distant mother-figure to Jem and Scout
Nathan Radley
Arthur’s older brother
Miss Carolina Fisher
Scout’s first grade teacher
Miss Rachel Havenford
Dill’s aunt
Miss Stephanie Crawford
the neighborhood gossip
Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose
elderly lady down the street
Miss Maudie Atkinson
lives across the street from the Finch family; a good friend; house burns down
Mr. Avery
boards across the street from Mrs. Dubose; Scout and Jem build a snowman that looks just like him
Aunt Alexandra
Atticus’ sister; annoying and overbearing
Uncle Jimmy
Aunt Alexandra’s husband
their grandson; Scout gets in a scuffle with him during Christmas at Finch’s Landing
Uncle Jack
Atticus’ brother; often acts as a father-figure to Jem and Scout
Tim Johnson
dog shot by Atticus
Tom Robinson
black man accused of raping Mayella Ewell
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
wealthy white man who considers white society very hypocritical and prefers to live amongst blacks; lives in Maycomb with his black mistress and their children
Mr. Underwood
the publisher of Maycomb’s newspaper; respects Atticus and his ally
Mr. Link Deas
Tom Robinson’s employer; in his willingness to look past race and praise the integrity of Tom’s character, Deas epitomizes the opposite of prejudice
Bob Ewell
mean, poor, spiteful man; testifies at the trial of Tom Robinson
Walter Cunningham, Sr.
poor, but proud; works hard to survive the Depression and keeps his land
Walter Cunningham, Jr.
son of Sr., also poor, gets Scout into trouble the first day of school
Simon Finch
Atticus’ ancestor-founded Finch’s Landing
Mayella Ewell
Bob Ewell’s daughter who accuses Tom Robinson of rape
Reverend Sykes
minister at the black church that Calpurnia takes the children to, admires Atticus
Heck Tate
sheriff of Maycomb
Burris Ewell
boy who is dirty and rude on the first day of school
Judge Taylor
judge who presides over Tom Robinson’s trial

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