Calpurnia and Atticus offer different models to Jem and Scout of how to deal with a world that can't deal with who people really are. You can notice the difference in the justice system as Boo, a white teen, receives a prejudicial treatment even after confessing his crime. She grasps that there is a social order that is highly developed, and that there is far more to it than just 'smelling sweet. It's hard to explain—ignorant, trashy people use it when they think somebody's favoring Negroes over and above themselves. Atticus is an ideal father, even though he makes mistakes, he always tries to be the best father.
One of them stepped from the crowd. He also broke his little sister Scout's batton and left it on Mrs. About the Author Stanley Jacob Gajda earned a PhD in higher education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Jem and Scout learn many lessons in the story but they are mainly based on the concept of prejudice, courage, and misunderstanding. Incident -7 This incident of racism involves Atticus and the angry mob. And though she was a morphine addict, she did free herself from her addiction and in the process she embodied the theme of courage.
Slavery has been abandoned long ago, but for years black people were considered to be of lower class, their capabilities were denied, and their dignity was completely diminished. But they are completely wrong. Dubose, served to distract the old woman so she could die free of morphine while battling against a serious illness. The thing about that was that Ms. Merriweather's large brown eyes always filled with tears when she considered the oppressed.
Jem also explains that the lines of strict division in racism are less active in North but in South the mixed-race is considered trash. She has a complexion of a dirty pillowcase, her mouth is wet with saliva, the cuticles are grown up over her fingernail. The lynch mob threatens him and his children, however, Atticus does not give up. As a punishment he had to go to her house everyday and read some pages of a book. She had enough integrity in her to try and influence other people.
Jem and scout heard criticism from a lot of people but the person who made it sting the most lived two houses down from them, Mrs. Dubose -Always was yelling at Scout and Jem about how atticus loved colored people, -She never had anything nice to say. Jem and Scout appear as enemies of the blacks at that very moment because of their white skin. Dubose for several hours every day for over a month. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by Harper Lee and was published in the 1960s, when the civil rights movement was growing and trying to attain equal rights for African-Americans.
This incident shows the negative of Maycomb people toward Atticus, who loses his esteemed position after believing in Tom and deciding to defend him. Her mouth seemed to have a private existence of its own. As a punishment he is forced toread to her … after school every day. Incident -6 Another incident of racism involves the negative treatment experienced by Jem and Scout in a church. The ending of part one is well written. They'd think I was puttin' on airs to beat Moses. For example, girls who have pale or slightly tan skin, dress quite similar, and have the same.
People: they are made up of so many different things. Dubose is the cranky old woman who lives on Scout and Jem'sstreet. She was abused by her father who neglected her. Often in life, people do things without fully thinking of the consequences and how it will affect the other person. These actions did not do any good. Dubbose didnt mean most things that she had said. Scout and Jem have a lot of fun times roaming their neighborhood; even though most of the town found it unruly and disturbing that their father was okay with this behavior.
She was the bravest person I ever knew. Unbeknownst to Jem, the alarm also signals the time for her next dose of morphine. Dubose that he forgot what Atticus had told him a couple of days before. Mrs Dubose is typical of the racist attitudes and unfairness-taking place in this town. She does not provide any proof of her innocence to the court yet Tom becomes a victim of the crime he did not commit.
Scout, in turn, started crying and shouting. His punnishment, was that he had to go over to Mrs. Jem, very furious and filled with rage, pulled her hair so that she would quiet down and because he had to get rid of the anger in some way. I think Mrs Dubose intended the camellia to represent peace between her and Jem. Dubose packs under her shawls and wraps. These themes are enforced by the setting and it is through the setting that Harper Lee emphasises the principles laid down by the novel.