Back at school, Scout works hard not to fight. The kids finish there second summer with Dill. Jem begins to read Ivanhoe and Mrs. Scout goes along with them, and they sneak around the house, trying to look in every window. Alarmed, Atticus asks them if they were playing cards. Then she lost her balance and fell on her face, and although he roughly helped her up, he seemed sorry.
They see a mans shadow with a hat on. Jem is suspicious, and when he asks Atticus about it, Atticus says the tree looks very healthy, but that Mr. Scout is in the Halloween pageant at school, playing the part of a ham. On the way home, the children hear odd noises, but convince themselves that the noises are coming from another friend who scared them on their way to school that evening. Personal conscience isn't a democracy. Chapter Twenty Eight Because of her costume Scout can barely see.
In front of the Radley yard, they shiver and hope that the flames won't come too near their own house. Dubose says that Jem has to come for a week longer, even though the original month is up, and Atticus says he has to do it. In Chapter 4, we see that the schools have attempted to teach children how to behave in groups and how to be upstanding citizens, but Scout notes that her father and Jem learned these traits without the kind of schooling she is getting. Chapter 11 On their way to meet Atticus after work, Scout and Jem have to pass by 's house. Chapter Four Scout finds chewing gum in a tree near the Radley house. Chapter Nineteen Tom himself takes the stand.
Whereas the beginning of the novel focuses largely on Jem and Scout's childhood and their obsession with Boo, the trial gradually begins to take over. The sheriff, Heck Tate, takes a dimmer, more realistic view of human nature than Atticus. Everybody locks themselves away until the sheriff appears. Miss Maudie also believes in the importance of pleasure and the enjoyment of life. The girl who lived with Mrs.
She chews both pieces and tells Jem about it. Atticus realizes he should stand up for whats right. No matter how they tried to handle Mrs. Miss Stephanie adds that Mr. A widower, Atticus raises his children by himself, with the help of kindly neighbors and a black housekeeper named Calpurnia.
Reynolds comes and Scout asks if Jem is dead, Dr. He looks strange appearance and walks slowly, with a twitch. Atticus dislikes handling a gun because he believes it gives him an unfair advantage over all living things. Heroism consists of the fight itself, the struggle against fate, circumstance, or any other overpowering force. While Atticus is unsure if he should defend Tom Robinson he gets a learns to use courage.
Definition They wanted to get a glimpse of Boo Term What final statement by Jem make Scout finally go along with the plan? Miss Maudie adds that Boo was always polite and friendly as a child. Chapter Six The boys do their best to obey Atticus' orders, but on Dill's last summer day in Maycomb they decide that they will sneak over to the Radley house and look through a shutter that is loose. Since Scout almost gets in a fight with a classmate Atticus teaches tolerance. Jem asks her if she is all right, but she doesn't reply. She runs back to her room. Chapter 4 School continues; the year goes by.
Miss Caroline doesn't understand his refusal, and a classmate asks Scout to help explain. Flick - and the house was still. They get home, and there is a big collection of neighbors already there. Chapter Twenty Three Rape is a capital offence in Alabama. Like the courtroom house of the state , later in the book, the church house of God is a space in which all people can be treated on equal terms. She sent them home every afternoon instead of the alarm clock, and then after a week was up, she sent them home for good. They don't eat up people's gardens, don't nest in corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us.
Avery, a neighbor who whittles wood. Chapter Twenty Outside the court we meet Dolphus Raymond, a man who pretends to be a drunkard to make it easier for people to accept that he lives with a black woman! Dubose is lying in bed, and she looks friendly but her face is old and hideous. Dubose is courageous fighting this battle. They see a man's shadow. Miss Maudie is one of the only women whom Scout respects and is friendly with. He finds this highly eerie.
The new school year starts, and Scout finds second grade just as boring as first. Chapter 9 lays some of the groundwork for the upcoming Tom Robinson trial, which will occupy the remainder of the novel. Dubose's servant Jessie shoos them out of the house, saying it's time for Mrs. Dubose yells at them -Jem's birthday rolls around and Scout and Jem decide to go into town so that Jem can buy a toy train for himself and a baton for Scout -As they walk into town Mrs. Scout agrees with this decision and explains her understanding to her father. He believes that representing Tom Robinson is what is right and, therefore, it is what he will do. Chapter Two Dill goes home and Scout goes to school for the first time.