By presenting the blacks of Maycomb as virtuous victims—good people made to suffer—Lee makes her moral condemnation of prejudice direct, emphatic, and explicit. At first, I thought they were very old; Jem and Scout seem much… 1010 Words 5 Pages listens very carefully to everything people say. She immerses herself in community affairs, making her well-liked and welcome by almost everyone. Scout and Jem learned that most black people don't know how to read. While he was there, a mob of men including Mr. This has made her well liked and popular within the community.
But the idealization of the black community serves an important purpose in the novel, heightening the contrast between victims and victimizers. In Maycomb being established in society is very important for the residents of the town. As one of the few people of Maycomb against racism, he sees it as his duty not only to take it, but to do his best to defend his client. The children's adventure to the Radley place one more time shows how interested they really are in finding out if Boo Radley is real. She says it would be like Scout and Jem talking like coloured people at home, it would be odd.
After reading this section of the book, if I could ask the author a question, I would ask… 1018 Words 5 Pages The Justice and Injustice in To Kill A Mockingbird and 12 Angry Men The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and the film 12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose have many similarities and differences in relation to the theme of justice and injustice. Scout and Jem learned that black peoplr struggle with reading, and very few of them know how to. Conner, Miss Stephanie Crawford, Nathan Radley, and Scout are introduced in the first chapter. The story of Sundiata was told by the griots. They also thought that the Finches' children should be respectful and polite to others but according to the people in Maycomb, Jem and Scout being the Finches, were breaking their stereotype because they are spoiled and disrespectful. How does he seek to instill conscience in them? Although these questions are explored to some degree before the trial, they dominate the novel after the trial. Much later that night, Jem sneaks out to the Radley place and retrieves his pants.
Jem gets his pants caught, and he has to leave them there, caught in the fence, so he can get away with Scout and Dill. He taught them to stand in the other persons shoes, look at their soul and not make judgements based on race or social status. Aunt Alexandra is a sophisticated woman with proper manners. By having discretion as to what accent she uses when conversing with the people around her, she can hide evidence of her alternate lives. Aunt Alexandra felt that Atticus needed to instill more family pride in his children, in the hope that Scout and Jem would live up to the Finch family reputation. He was difficult to live with, inconsistent, moody.
Scout goes along with them, and they sneak around the house, trying to look in every window. Since she is a strong believer in stereotypes, the thought that if members of the community see her behaviour as a 'Finch's' behaviour, they could possibly expect the same from the other Finches. Chapter 13 Question 2 Aunt Alexandra has involved herself in Maycomb's social life by introducing herself as a mannered, upholding moral, believes in herself, and never bored individual. This importance of having a good family background is a theme that runs throughout the book. For example, if an individual has a backround of a family tending to not mind their own buisiness, it gives a person the right to judge said person and assume that they do not mind their own buisiness ethier. Atticus does not want them playing cards, but they say they were not using cards - they were only using matches.
Scout means that she knows her father was trying his best in telling them that they should learn to behave better, but he was trying to fill a spot that he could never fill as a mother. Her father Atticus was a lawyer and would come home from work and read the paper. There is no school for the blacks and those that could read had been taught at home. The introduction to bananas encouraged a fresh migratory surge. Jem is worried to death about what will happen to his father with the mob of men. Calpurnia's church was outside of town and was for black people only. Cal is only being honest because she does not want others to feel as if she is patronizing them.
There may be many positive things about Aunt Alexandra, but a negative about her is that she doesn't respect coloured people the same way that she white people. They see a man's shadow. Scout finds the church service to be similar to her own except for few differences. Calpurnia offered to take Jem and Scout to her church when Atticus was away. Lastly, he stuck to his conscience and stood up against the entire town. We should all live our own lives and be our own selves.
What is the name of the odd family in Maycomb? I think that Atticus is correct by saying to the children to forget everything that Aunt Alexandra says because I also belive that a person should not be judged by their family tree, if you will. Why was Atticus so affectionate 1191 Words 5 Pages Study of Families in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Families are very important in To Kill a Mockingbird. Chapter 11: a Atticus want them to be polite because is dying. When they arrived the congregation were very respectful and welcoming except for one woman. Atticus was saying this to Uncle Jack; that she'd grow out of it soon.
The family had had to pay five hundred dollars to get the man out of trouble. I believe that Atticus is completely right because I don't believe that people shouldn't be able to have certain opportunities based on their background. Scout waits for him to come back, and is very afraid that something will happen to him while he is out, or that Atticus will catch him and discover that he is not at home. She wanted Atticus to discipline his children and turn them into little angels, just like all the Finches before them. This was said by Atticus while speaking to both Jem and Scout on page 128 in the novel The final response I foound for that question was that Aunt Alexandra came to live with the Finch family in order to adjust thier behaviours to make them more like other peoples behaviours around the community and to show that Jem and Scout can act like the lady and gentleman they are.