Charles Baker Harris

Charles Baker Harris
ACTS LIKE
Confident
"I'm little but I'm old" Dill
Even when people put him down, he still
makes himself sound good and doesn't back
down
Proud
"I'm Charles Baker Harris, I
can read."
He is very proud of his reading ability
Independent
"....caught 9 o'clock from Meridian, got off at
Maycomb junction ...walked ten or eleven of the
thirteen miles to Maycomb"
Dill does what he wants and is
persistent in making a change in his life
Dramatic
"It's all over town in the morning, ...about
how we held off hundred folks with our bare
hands"
He likes to exaggerate about
the events that took place
MOTIVATED BY
prejudice
"I know all that, Scout. It was the way
he said it ,made me sick, plain sick."
Dill was affected by the prejudice seen in the
trial which motivated him to feel sick about the
way Tom Robinson and his community were
treated
Fear
"....Dilll's face went white"
Dill was afriad that if Atticus were to find out
he was in Maycomb, he would send him back
to his family who had been abusing him
Wanting to impress Scout
HOW OTHERS SEE HIM OR HER...
Dill was important to Scout
"With him, life was routine. Without
him, life was unbearable"
Scout was miserable about Dill not coming to Maycomb that
summe. This is because Dill is important to Scout especially in
her childhood and in hwer rough time of her father bdefend Tom
Robinson
Not important to his parents
"he they just wasn't
interested in me"
His parents didn't care much for him and what he did. Although
they did alot for him and did what Dill asked, Dill didn't feel as
though they acted like they liked him and didnt like his
company
BELIEFS & VALUES
Loyalty
"Then he rose and broke the
remaining code of our childhood"
Dill believed Scout and Jem should support him and values
his loyalty with them. This was when Jem decided to go
against what Dill wanted and tell Atticus he had come to
Maycomb
Justice/Respect
"It ain't right, somehow it ain't
right to do 'em that way"
Dill values respect and doesn't believe Tom Robinson was
being treated fairly in the court. He saw the prejudice in the
court and decided that it isnt right which shows his belief in
justice
Being considerate
"How do you know a match
don't hurt him"
Dill cares about hurting others and more capable
of looking at a different perspective than Jem or
Scout
LOOKS LIKE
Blue eyes, white hair
"his hair was snow white....his blue
eyes would lighten and darken"
small build
"You look right puny for going on 7"
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