Scout was angry at Miss. These techniques position the reader to view Aunt Alexandra as an antagonist. But finally, even he relents and allows the children to not take everything that Aunt says, too seriously. He tells them the sad news that Tom Robinson has just died trying to escape from prison. Atticus: The proud, moral, respected father. This was not my father.
Despite her faults she does what she believes is best for the children and community. An example o this is the Scotboroughs Case. Heck Tate tells Atticus that Bob Ewell is laying stabbed, dead under a tree. The decision stayed the same as most did back then though. For starters, I realize that you never see scouts teacher Mrs.
While Atticus understands the way that the town works, he does not involve himself in local society. As scout tells the story Heck Tate looks at her costume and points out a hole where Bob Ewell had tried to stab but the wire stopped the knife. Said he tried to shoot thepresident. Emphasis is put on the legal system that tries Tom and the different rules it applies to blacks and whites. The multiculturism boost our country and our world has known has brought a new wave of cultural, racial and social differences.
Aunt Alexandra is slightly hypocritical because as an incurable gossip she has no problem making down almost everyone in Maycomb but couldnt hear a word against herself or the rest of the Finch family. Aunt Alexandra is a good example as she is not from Maycomb but lives 20 miles away. And also without them we would have been unable to see who was truly a good at heart character and who was a. He sent them packing next day armed with their charts and five quarts of shinny in their saddlebags—two apiece and one for the Governor. Gates proudly claims how the Americans are a democracy, and how they are so great for not being prejudice, unlike Germany was towards the Jewish. We should all live our own lives and be our own selves. The next morning, The children walk out to find Ms.
When Atticus took the car that just solidified their suspicions. Analysis: This is the main portion of the trial that really gets the reader to believe in Tom Robinson's innocence. Black people in To Kill a Mockingbird are affected by religious prejudice as well as the Radleys. In fact I could never think of anything to sayto her, and I sat thinking of past painful conversations between us: How are you, JeanLouise? Tom was shot 17times during his attempt in climb over a wall and escape prison. When Scout asks him if they should be worried during this, he replies that it is not time to worry yet and that could mean that his safety is jeopardised in this trial.
Summary: After Scout and Jem were done bothering Boo Radley, they switched their attention to Mrs. The characters that display significant growth include Jem, Scout and Boo. Scout and Alexandra go back to the ladies and continue as if nothing had happened. She demonstrates this by her first words when she first arrives at the house. Scout and Jem going to church with Cal shows that they are accepting people for just being people, like Atticus has taught them.
Atticus catches them and tells them to stop bothering him. This led to increased sales but meant that most people were in debt. It is clear from the start of the novel that Scout is who she is because of how Atticus has raised her. The attack on the children surprises the reader. She thinks that change is occurring. Scout also informs us that their Aunt begins to teach them about the people in their families that have made an impact and the Finch legacy.
The economic boom led to low unemployment, high wages, and cheaper goods, which meant that people had more money to spend. The Wall Street Crash had a knock on effect. This just concludes in the reader's mind what a problem racism is in this community, and this country for that matter. This could be a stereotyped group that it appears only Miss. Analysis: Tom was treated very unfairly and as if he were nothing more than an already convicted murderer.
However, most importantly, it shows the progress of America, of what it was to what it has become, and moreover, started to overcome. The book tells us the different types of prejudice that is experienced. Summary: The trial officially begins, starting with Mr. Harper Lee shows such racism through the language used. Heck Tate and a big group of other men who are all worried about Atticus and the fact that he is defending a black man with accusers that will come after him because of it. The Ewells are introduced for the first time in the form of Burris as gross, who will be revealed again later. The whole world of their parents is a puzzle to Jem and Scout.
Later on when the kids are on their way to bed, Atticus leaves out of the back door and takes the car to town. Aunt Alexandra is slightly hypocritical because as an incurable gossip she has no problem making down almost everyone in Maycomb but couldnt hear a word against herself or the rest of the Finch family. Most things that you need to know about the book can be found here. To Kill a Mockingbird was published during the 1960s, a time where there was a significant change in racial prejudice. We see that her not recognizing Boo shows that as most children didn't see Boo as the neighbor they saw him as a source of excitement and fun. We did not speak to him.