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What are 15 personality traits of Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird?

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What are 15 personality traits of Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird?

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1. Creative/ 2. Inventive - He helped create dramas, ways to get to Boo Radley, a treehouse, and the morphodite.

3. Curious - He wanted to know about Boo Radley.

4. Sensitive - Jem regularly spent time alone. These are times when he was thinking about his mother. He also took the trial quite hard.

5. Protective/ 6. Brave - He was fighting Bob Ewell, a grown man, when Boo Radley rescued him.

7. Fair/ 8. Generous - He brings Walter home for lunch after Scout beats him up.

9. Pensive - He spends time thinking about things like the fact that someone had sewn up his pants and the points of the trial.

10. Human - He won't do something for nothing. He had to be paid to take his sister to school.

11. Understanding - When Aunt Alexandra arrived, he got it. He understood that it was best to just stay out of the way rather than try to cause further problems.

12. Defensive - Jem didn't want to be shown up by a little kid. He was always trying to show Dill how he was better than him.

13. Moral/Just - Jem believed that Tom should have been let off.

14. Perceptive/ 15. Stubborn - Jem understood at the jail that night that if the kids left, the group could have beat up Atticus. But because the kids were there, they probably wouldn't do it.

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Thanks sooo much! I am a sophmore in high school and needed just this!

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