Calpurnia

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  • Calpurnia
    • The Finches' (Jem, Scout and Atticus) black cook
    • Does not know her age. Lives on the edge of town in the blakk community.
    • Her children are all grown up.
    • Atticus sees her as part of the familt - been with them since Jem's birth
    • Firm but kind - made Scout her faveourite bread on her first day of school
    • Well educated for a black person of those times - only four people in her church are able to read. Taught Scout how to write
    • Atticus depends on her to look after the children and other things. Refuses to fire her when Aunt Alexandria goes to stay

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