The children believe that he is an evil person and are curious about him Chapter 1 Chapter 3 Summary: In chapter three Scout tries to fight Walter Cunningham for getting her in trouble in school. Jem says that he didn't say they were doing that, and thus inadvertently admits that they were doing just that. The major themes are appearance vs. 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. To Kill a Mockingbird took place in the nineteen thirties during the great depression. Dubose's strange fits, but over the month the sessions get longer and the fits slowly disappear.
She does this for many days. The three try to start a few games, but quickly get bored. In the summer of 1933, when Jem is nearly ten and Scout almost six, a peculiar boy named Charles Baker Harris moves in next door. Much later that night, Jem sneaks out to the Radley place and retrieves his pants. Dubose died, and that she did so free from any drug. They have been mended and hung on the fence, and Jem believes that it was Boo who mended them for him. A swept yard was typically kept neat and clean using straw sagebrush brooms.
A hefty portion of the story focuses on prejudice and the relationships between African Americans and whites in the Southern United States in general, and Maycomb, specifically. He could be a great huntsman if he had chosen; however, he believes it is unfair to use this talent on lesser creatures. GradeSaver, 29 July 2007 Web. The sun was descending into the great unknown, allowing for the moon to take its place until the morning. Miss Maudie is honest in her speech and her ways, with a witty tongue, and Scout considers her a trusted friend. Jem shows a small amount of courage when Atticus decides to face a lynch… 987 Words 4 Pages To Kill A Mockingbird Racial relations have always been hard.
Atticus feels that… 1080 Words 5 Pages Anna Bolger Mr. The narrator, Jean Louise Finch, who goes by the nickname Scout, begins to tell the story of how her brother Jem broke his arm. All summer, the three act out various stories that they have read. Courage is shown by different characters in varying ways throughout the novel. She investigates further and finds two pieces of chewing gum.
He impresses the Finch children with his dramatic recounting of the movie Dracula, which wins him their respect and friendship. In Chapter 10, Uncle Jack teaches Jem and Scout to shoot their air rifles. Gilmer, the prosecutor, questions Heck Tate. After a while they decide to keep the presents within the tree, but then later on Mr. The book opens by mentioning how at age twelve, Jem broke his arm.
Atticus strongly believes that Tom Robinson is innocence; however, he knows Tom's chances of winning are low since he is facing an all-white jury. It all ends well, but the children still do not get their wish of seeing Boo Radley, so it still hangs over their heads. As they pass the knot-hole in the Radley tree the place where Scout has found the gum and pennies , they spot a ball of twine. Gilmer tricks Tom into saying that he felt sorry for her, which might lose the trial for him. She says that she called Tom Robinson inside the fence that evening and offered him a nickel to break up a dresser for her, and that once he got inside the house he grabbed her and took advantage of her. Dill thinks Boo Radley died and Jem says they stuffed his body up the chimney. In the last chapter, of part 1 chapter eleven, the children pass by the house of Mrs.
Scout depicts her world as a place of absolutes. The section further reveals Atticus as the moral figurehead of the novel in the way he raises his children. There is no one clear way to worship God, but the chapter suggests that reading the Bible inside all day may be an application of God's law which, like the hunting law when applied to the Ewell's, becomes self-defeating if applied too severely. They go to Miss Maudie's house to bring over some of her snow. Scout also does not get along with her cousin, Francis. However, he is resolved to see it through and this, in turn, makes his courage even more apparent to the reader.
Eventually, he dares Jem to run over and touch the house. Jem finally agrees to do this. Through the story of Simon Finch, the opening of Mockingbird touches on the hypocrisy, racial prejudice, and the evil men do to each other that in general and in Maycomb. They get home, and there is a big collection of neighbors already there. Radley, but Jem insists on going. The reason that the Radley's are so feared in the community is because of Boo Radley, and that he has not been seen for a long time, so people think he is a scary ugly phantom. · The next week, in the same spot, they find a whole pack of chewing gum, and 891 Words 4 Pages In 'To Kill a Mockingbird' many morals about the themes in the novel are portrayed through different issues and events.
Next, Lee provides an overview of Finch family history. He is scholarly and wears glasses, where most fathers in their community hunt and fish. Scout notices afterward that, while she was standing outside in the cold in only her bathrobe, someone put a blanket around her shoulders. Chapter 13 -Aunt Alexandra moves in with the Finch's to teach Scout how to be a girl. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require.
Later, Scout overhears her father talking to Uncle Jack about the case. The only good thing, she notes, is that now she and Jem are out at the same time and can walk home together. Chapter 6 -It is Dill's last day in Maycomb, so the kids try and enter the Radley's backyard. In the eighth chapter, it snows. The school may be attempting to turn the children into moral beings, but Scout's moral education occurs almost exclusively in her home or in the presence of Maycomb adults and friends. Jack spanks her without hearing what Scout has to say, and Scout is upset.