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Jack Finch, Chapter 9 rejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends. Sources: The Atlantic,, New York Times,, WorldCat Copyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc. Return Jean Louise develops her own moral compass. Discovery Jean Louise discovers her father isn’t the man she thought he was. Separation In New York, Jean Louise lives separated from her family. Overview Young lawyer and Jean Louise’s boyfriend; works hard to impress the Finches Henry “Hank” Clinton Prickly, proper Finch matriarch; holds to the traditions of the white, upper-class South Aunt Alexandra Realistic, wise father and lawyer; not the perfect man his daughter believed him to be Atticus Finch Modern but idealistic young woman; finds she is resistant to change Jean Louise Finch Main Characters After the popular To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), Lee published nothing until nearly the end of her life. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007 with just one book to her name. When Go Set a Watchman was published, it set off a storm of controversy because of Lee’s poor mental HARPER LEE1926–2016 Author When people cling to tradition and unwritten rules, prejudice and bigotry ensue. Prejudice & Bigotry Jean Louise and the town of Maycomb find change is necessary but painful. Change Basing one’s moral compass on another person brings trouble and confusion. Conscience Jean Louise criticizes her hometown, “old Maycomb,” for letting tradition and unwritten rules guide its sense of right and wrong. She has modern ideas and likes to show off her independent spirit. But she’s blind to the ways she has let her father become her moral compass. A ModernWoman LosesHer Guiding Star THEMES English Original Language 2015 Year Published Harper Lee Author Go Set aWatchman Drama Novel

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