To Kill a Mockingbird Questions and Answers
by Harper Lee

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Jem Finch is the son of Atticus Finch and the brother of Jean Louise "Scout" Finch. He is twelve when this novel about racism in the 1930s Deep South begins.

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Jem is Scout's older brother, and the son of Atticus Finch. Throughout the novel, is mostly Scout's protector in many ways. He matures during the story and gets a better understanding of life when he is with Miss Dubose. At the ending of the novel is and is attacked by Bob Ewell as well as his little sister.

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jem is scout's brother and atticus son.

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Jem is Scout's brother, and Atticus's son