Atticus, but the incredible naivete and lack of experience are her own.
Well, you have to draw the line somewhere. Another example, where bravery just outweighs the survival instinct is when Scout hits a member of a lynch mob that came for Tom and does it rather successfully for a six-year-old!
He points out her own failings in this area and demonstrates his point in his own interactions with other people.
Scout hates school because in many ways it actually inhibits her learning.
At the end of the story, Scout can put herself in Boo Radley's shoes, the person she's feared most throughout the story. Atticus begins teaching her the importance of looking at things from the other person's point-of-view very early in the story. Arthur," I would say, as if I had said it every afternoon of my life.
Curiosity, intelligence and the innate feeling of right and wrong are clearly inherited from her father, Mr. As a sign of her maturity, though, at the end of the story she realizes that she doesn't have much more to learn "except possibly algebra" and for that she needs the classroom.
The Good Neighbor When Scout finally does meet Boo, she's grown up enough to give herself a good talking-to: Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. As a tomboy, Scout faces obvious complications when she herself faces the social expectations.
Table of Contents Scout Finch Scout is a very unusual little girl, both in her own qualities and in her social position. When her aunt Alexandra comes to live with Mr. So, why the short temper?