Atticus Finch- Jem and Scout's father, a lawyer and a widower
Scout- aka Jean Louise Finch, a tomboy who never met her mother; very intelligent
Jem Finch-Scout's brother, teaches her a lot about his perpsective in life, and he loses his innocence thorughout the book
Maycomb- a sleepy southern town in Alabama that has a prejudice against black people
Calpurnia- The Finch's black housekeeper that has helped Atticus raise his kids every since Scout and Jem's mother died
Charles Baker (Dill) Harris- a small kid for his age from meridian who comes to Maycomb every summer. Dill is a daydreamer, his aunt is Miss Rachel, and he was the one who came up with the Boo Radley game. Dill is sickened by people's prejudices
The Radley Place- the prison of Boo Radley, the Radley Plave is very mysterious to Scout, Jem, and Dill
Stephanie Crawford- the town gossip
Arthur (Boo) Radley- compared to a mockingbird bc he has done only good to society, but he is persecuted despite that. Boo Radley has been confined to his home since he was a boy, and is a loner.
Miss Caroline Fisher- Scout's first teacher, who puts Scout in trouble for trying to explain the Cunninghams and the Ewells, and for knowing how to read.
Walter Cunningham- a poor farmer from the Old Sarum Gang, who almost lynches Tom Robinson because of his "blind Spot" Walter Cunningham is then made to change his ways because of Scout, and has great respect for the Finches/
Burris Ewell- a man with nine kids who have no mother, and lives off tof the county welfare check and spends it on alcohol. He beats his children, and tries to kill Scout and Jem because he lost face at the trial that their father was a lawyer at.