The snowman looks quite like Mr. Although Atticus has asked her to stop fighting, Scout informs us that Cecil made her forget by announcing that 'Scout Finch's daddy defended niggers. Francis tells Alexandra and Uncle Jack that Scout hit him, and Uncle Jack spanks her without hearing her side of the story. Francis, like a pansy, told everything on Scout. Her house was on fire, the fire truck is unable to produce water because it was frozen and bursts, there were two other trucks as well, her rocking chair is saved, her helper throws her furniture out the window, a rocking chair creates a fire to warm the plants, she is optimistic, the truck came 60 miles away and the house burned down.
Glossary aberrations a deviation from the normal or the typical. Even though she knew she was going to die, Mrs. Scout and Atticus discuss the necessity of keeping one's head even when times get hard. Scout has never seen anything like their church before, and marvels at how the Church doesn't even have hymns. GradeSaver, 29 July 2007 Web.
Part of Scout and Jem's growing up consists of understanding how to manage their feelings of anger. In a couple of weeks, they find a package of chewing gum, an old spelling bee medal, a broken pocket watch on a chain, and an aluminum knife. Scout agrees and Atticus reads to her and Jem from the papers. Scout is angry at him for not taking her side and fights him. Chapter 8 Winter arrives in Maycomb and it is unexpectedly harsh. She investigates further and finds two pieces of chewing gum. Dill says that they would buy him all sorts of stuff but never give him attention.
To begin the day, Miss Caroline reads a saccharine children's story about cats, which leaves the children feeling restless. After dinner, Francis and Scout are outside in the backyard. He didn't want his children to be infected with the same paranoia and hatred that most Maycomb County people were afflicted by whenever a situation with a colored person arose. Scout said that Francis was the most boring child she had ever met and that anything she did Francis would go and tell his mom who in turn would tell Atticus. Jem takes a baton from Scout and destroys all of Mrs.
By searching for the man who has been made into a monster by society, they bring back his basic common humanity and unite him with everyone else in spite of his unusual personality. She says that Arthur was a nice boy when she used to know him. It throws the town for a loop because the area typically does not receive snow. Realizing she had been so close to Boo, Scout is nearly struck down with terror. Her Uncle Jack is a doctor in Boston, while her Aunt Alexandra runs Finch's Landing.
Scout explains she doesn't remember learning how to read, but it seems she always knew how. Though Atticus's skill with a gun is remarkable, Calpurnia's swift action and knowledge are invaluable. As Maycomb legend tells it, Boo got into trouble with the law as a youth and was shut up in his house by his father. Reverend Sykes gives a sermon, which seems similar to the sermons Scout is used to, except that he makes examples of particular people in the congregation to illustrate his points. Scout wants to tell everyone in school about the incident, but Jem tells her not to. Everything runs smooth in the household until Francis calls Atticus terrible names because he defends the black man.
Dill dares Jem to go inside the boundary of the Radleys' front gate. Harper Lee uses such language to point out this racism and give an accurate portrayal of sentiments in the South, though she certainly does not condone such language or such a mentality. Cunningham to say hello to his son shows how truly unaware of the situation she is. . However, in the name of public safety, Atticus's moral code calls for him to protect his family and neighbors and kill the dog. Despite the differences between the black and white congregations, Scout notes that most aspects of the service are very similar, including the nature of the sermon itself. Dubose's house and apologize to her in person.
The journey of this one individual against the mores of the entire group, though performed here in fear and on a dare, symbolically speaks toward events that will follow when Atticus defends Tom Robinson in court and Scout breaks up the threatening mob of townspeople. When Atticus tells Scout they will not win the case but that will not keep him from trying, Scout tells him he sounds like Cousin Ike Finch, a Confederate veteran. Atticus tells Scout that he has been asked to be Tom Robinson's lawyer, a black man who has been accused of raping a white woman. In the confusion, she did not notice at the time when it happened. Dubose's assistant shoes them out of the room and tells them to go home because it is time for Mrs.
She says he doesn't shoot unless he has to, because he feels that when he holds a gun, God has given him an unfair advantage over living beings. Atticus is accustomed to facing no-win situations. Scout was upset and hid in the bathroom. Atticus said that he was worried that Scout would beat somebody up over this and that Jem would be able to take the pressure. He comes back to announce that she is dead, and tells the children that she was a morphine addict.
Her voice and viewpoint offer a glimpse of local events and personalities through the lens of childhood, which may not always grasp the entire story. However, though materially poor, the congregation displays a richness in human and spiritual dignity. Later in the book, Atticus uses the court of law in a similar way, making everyone equal, regardless of ethnicity or social stature. Every Christmas, Uncle Jack comes down to Maycomb from Boston and all the Finch's gather at Finch's landing to spend the holidays with Scout's dreaded Aunt Alexandra and her awful grandson Francis. Jem was standing in the corner like the traitor he was. Their ancestor, a Methodist named Simon Finch, fled British persecution and eventually settled in Alabama, where he trapped animals for fur and practiced medicine. Their search through the darkness, the many gates, the vegetables in the yard, and then Dill's glance through the dark window with curtains through which there is one small light are somewhat symbolic of the children's search through layers of ignorance and rumor to find the truth underneath it all.