That night Atticus finally came home from working with the State. As Atticus was treating them so unusual Scout began to cry because she felt like she had lost her father and that Aunt Alexandria was going to control everything about her life even the way Atticus acted towards them. Atticus sends them both to bed. In order to expand her social circle, she set up a missionary circle and joined and became Secretary of the Maycomb Amanuensis Club. Jem feels reassured knowing where his father is, but as they are about to head home, four old cars come into town. Ewell's manner is of one who is beyond the law. Scout's ability to separate Mr.
That night Scout feels something under her bed and thinks a snake his hiding there. Alexandria would condemn almost any other type of lifestyle and Jem thought it was funny because he thought that one day she would start a fight or something. Q 2 When Aunt Alexandra arrives in Maycomb, it is like she has lived there all her life and is the most popular lady in town. To Dill, it seemed they would rather spend time alone together that with him. He sends a letter saying that he has a new father presumably, his mother has remarried and will stay with his family in Meridian. Moreover, Aunt Alexandra tries to make Atticus fire Calpurnia, but he refuses on the grounds that she's done an excellent job of running the house and raising the children, and the children love her. Chapter 15 Dill is allowed to stay for the summer.
Ewell shows himself to be arrogant and crude. She gets Jem to investigate, and they discover Dill hiding under Scout's bed. Tate says, with some hesitation, that her right eye and entire right side of her face were bruised, and she had scratches all around her neck. Atticus tells Jem and Scout to forget about this conversation because he does not agree with what Aunt Alexandra wants Jem and Scout to hear. Miss Rachel appears on the scene and reprimands Dill but allows him to stay. She was an active part of the neighborhood, and she brought with her a sense of the social hierarchy of.
Gilmer that her father asked her to chop up an old chiffarobe chest of drawers for kindling, but she didn't feel strong enough. It implies that someone would be worthy of more respect and has to act more dignified just because they belong to a particular family. Scout wonders why doesn't run away, and Dill replies saying maybe Boo doesn't have anywhere to run to. She is old-fashioned and proper, and often refers to the people of Maycomb in light of their family history. Cunningham about how Walter is a good boy, and recounts how they invited him home for dinner one day, and asks Mr. Around 10:00pm, Jem starts changing his clothes and tells Scout that he's going downtown.
Jem joked that that must make the Ewells high class because they had lived behind the dump for 3 generations. Suddenly Scout runs out into the circle, but is taken aback when she realizes that these men are strangers to her. Did she start screaming when she saw her father in the window? Late at night, Dill wakes Scout up and asks if he can sleep with her. However, she insists that he never lays a hand on her or beats her. Cunningham from his group is a result of the sheer innocence of her statements, which shows how inconceivable violence is to her, and forces them to reconsider their behavior.
Underwood despises black people, but was still willing to defend Atticus. Atticus sees how upset Scout is at trying to obtain this perfection, so he tells her to forget about it. In addition, he suggests that Scout be less defiant toward their aunt, putting himself onto the adult side of the argument, to Scout's annoyance. Dill's story about his experiences with his parents show Scout how much she has to be grateful for. The themes of southern way of life and class prejudice are shown in this quote. Chapter 16 Scout cries that night and Jem consoles her. Once you find your worksheet, click on pop-out icon or print icon to worksheet to print or download.
Then Dill suggests that they have a baby together, and even though he knows how babies are made, he makes up a long dreamy story about a magic island where babies are collected like flowers. Cunningham, the father of Walter from her class at school. However, the way most people in Maycomb County treat others of different races or lower classes goes against what Scout is saying. The prosecution's attorney, , asks him about the events surrounding Tom Robinson and Mr. Aunt Alexandria had the theory that the longer you lived in one place the more dignified you were. Dolphus Raymond drinking liquor from a paper bag and sitting with the black people.
Aunt Alexandria explained that Jem and Scout were growing up and that she and Atticus thought it would be a good idea if she helped. He shows himself to be a highly respectful man, and he carefully and deliberately outlines each piece of evidence. The night is dark, like the culture of bigotry and ignorance in Maycomb. She seems to believe that behaviors and character traits are hereditary, passed on from one generation to the next - one family might have a Gambling Streak, or a Mean Streak, or a Funny Streak. Aunt Alexandra establishes herself in the neighborhood and continues to pester the children about what they should and should not do.