To Kill A Mocking Bird

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD QUESTION SHEETS Chapters 1-3 1. Identify the following characters: Dill: The Finch children's summer neighbour. Dill is a diminutive, confident boy with an active imagination. He is the leader in their games of make-believe and he becomes ver fascinated with Boo Radley.

Jem Finch: Scout's brother. He is her constant playmate at the beginning of the story. He is four years older than she is. He gradually separates himself from their games, but remains her close companion and protector throughout the novel. Jem moves into adolescence during the story and his idea's are shaken badly by evil and injustice he perceives during the trial of Tom Robinson.

Boo Radley: A recluse who never sets foot outside his house. Boo dominates the imagination of the Finch children. He befriends them from a distance with presents and acts of kindness but appears in the flesh only once to save their lives.

Atticus: Scouts father, a lawyer in Maycomb, and descendent of an old local family. A widower with a dry sense of humour, he has raised his children alone and instilled in them his own strong sense of morality and justice. He is one of few residence in Maycomb committed to the equality between the races, is called to defend a black man charged with raping a white woman, exposing himself and his family to the anger of the white community.

Scout: The narrator and protagonist of the story. She lives with her father, brother, and their black cook in Maycomb. The story describes her experience between the ages of six and nine. She is a tomboy with a strong intelligence, a competitive streak and a basic faith in the goodness of the people in their community.

Calpurnia: The family's black cook. She is a...