But Jem's off to get his pants. Jem is convinced that Tom will be found not guilty, but Rev. Jem is suspicious, and when he asks Atticus about it, Atticus says the tree looks very healthy, but that Mr. Scout overhears Uncle Jack and Atticus talking. Deas finds out and Walks Helen home and on the way back he threatens Bob Ewell -The town sponsors a school play and Scout was asked to dress up in a wire mess costume of a ham -When the day for the play comes around Atticus and Aunt Alexandria are too tired to go so Scout acts out her role for them in the front room and Jem takes Scout to School for the play Chapter 28 -As Jem is walking Scout to school on of their classmates, Cecil Jacobs, jumps out of a bush and scares them -Scout goes backstage with Cecil and gets in her wired ham costume and waits for her part to come out -Mrs. Analysis The oak tree with the knothole is in the Radley yard, and after Mr. He comes back to announce that she is dead, and tells the children that she was a morphine addict.
Instead, it is about knowing you're going to lose but sticking to your views and fighting anyway. Dill, the new kid in town, represents an outside influence upon the children that affects them deeply, whereas the family history Scout recounts is a more inexorable pattern which existed long before the children were born. Scout can maintain her youthful identity for now, but when Aunt Alexandra moves in with the Finch family during the trial, she will find herself more directly torn between two worlds - her childhood innocence and the ideal behavior of a Southern lady. The children are nervous and when Atticus is late home they go to look for him. However, though materially poor, the congregation displays a richness in human and spiritual dignity.
About a month later Mrs. 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. She even runs over to the Radley house and yells a warning to them. Dill makes up a story about playing strip poker to explain Jem's missing pants, and Jem says they were playing with matches rather than cards, which would be considered unforgivable. Miss Maudie explains that the Radleys are foot-washing Baptists - they believe all pleasure is a sin against God, and stay inside most of the time reading the Bible.
The narrowness of her own experience, seen through the book, demonstrates the rigidity of Maycomb's segregated society. Dubose yells to Jem that he broke Miss Maudie's grape arbor that morning, which is untrue, and yells at Scout for wearing overalls. This scared him because he knew someone was expecting him Term What is the significance of the gifts in the tree? Chapter 9 Summary When Scout is at school she almost starts a fight with Cecil Jacobs. Scout tells Miss Caroline that Walter is a Cunningham, and thinks that explanation should be enough. Jem asks her if she is all right, but she doesn't reply.
Definition There were always in pairs and were directly for Jem and Scout Term Explain why Mr. Dill has returned to his family in Meridian, and Scout eagerly awaits her first day of school. Reynolds says that Jem got knocked out and got his arm broken. Meanwhile, Jem and Dill plan to give a note to Boo inviting him out to get ice cream with them. Chapter Seven Shortly after the school year starts again, just a few days after Jem and Scout had their big adventure. Dubose can't be held responsible for her actions.
As they run, they hear a shotgun sound somewhere behind them. Atticus hears her eavesdropping and tells her to go to bed; the adult narrator Scout realizes, years later, that Atticus meant for her to overhear all he had to say. Suddenly Jem took Scout's baton and ran into Mrs. But don't make a production of it. Back at home, Atticus notices that Scout has a blanket wrapped around her shoulders and scolds her for straying from the one spot he told her to stay in. Chapter six begins on Dill's last night at Miss Rachel's house before leaving for school. For the most part, the black community seems unified in a sense of solidarity that their poverty and shared hardships help to solidify.
To make matters worse, Atticus has to leave for two weeks for an emergency session with the state legislature. Refusing to permit his son to be deemed insane or charged with criminal behavior, Mr. Uncle Jack comes upstairs to have a talk with her about her language. One day a mean dog was infront of the Finche's home. The note will ask him to come out sometimes and tell them what he's doing inside, and that they won't hurt him and will buy him ice cream.
Dubose was addicted to morphine, but that she wanted to die on her own terms. They wonder who could have done it - maybe Mr. The Ewell children only need to come to school for the first day, and then the town will overlook the fact that they are absent, even though schooling is mandatory for all children. Aunt Alexandra hurts Scout's feeling and makes her sit at the little table in the dining room at dinner instead of the grown-up table, where Jem and are sitting. The snowman looks quite like Mr. Which will show why Atticus wants to defend Tom Robinson.
During Christmas time Atticus's brother Jack comes to visit. Atticus teaches Scout about compromise: if she goes to school, Atticus will let her keep reading with him at home. Dubose such a detailed and ugly descriprition because the author wants to show how sick and messed up Mrs. She investigates further and finds two pieces of chewing gum. Radley's death, his older brother Nathan arrived to continue to watch over Boo and keep him inside and out of sight. Dubose won, because she died beholden to nothing. For the first time, real racial tensions begin to emerge in the novel.
During this attack, Jem badly breaks his arm. Dubose has a strange fit. Rather, the law must change to accommodate them and protect the children, who should not have to suffer needlessly. Chapter Five Scout talks to Miss Maudie Atkinson, a neighbour and old friend of Atticus. Atticus wants his kids to know that courage isn't skill with a gun but standing up for what you believe in.