To kill a Mockingbird
Atticus Finch is based on Harper lees father, the character Dill is based on famous author Truman Capote, Lee's childhood friend, Scout is mainly based on Harper Lee herself.
Who is Scout?
Scout wants to see Boo as a person rather than a neighbourhood Freak.
Scout knows that Atticus was aware but he also wanted the children to discover for themselves that Boo is a human being entitled to the same rights and respect as anybody else.