Atticus Finch

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  • Father of Jem and Scout
  • Atticus Finch
    • Wife died when Scout was two - bringing up Scout and Jem on his own, with help from Calpurnia
    • Lawyer - Takes on Tom Robinson's case knowing he will lose - hopes to show rest of town that racism is wrong? Believes in racial equality
    • Kind and Caring - Paid for brother's medical training, saved Miss Maudie's fave. rocking chair when her house burnt down
    • Tries to teach Jem and Scout life lessons.
    • Sees the best in people - Mrs Dubose being rude to him, maintains politeness
    • Only person that can control him is his sister, 'Aunt Alexandria'


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