He begins by spitting in Atticus' face, followed by a failed attempt to break into the home of Judge Taylor, then finally menacing Helen, the poor widow of Tom Robinson. Scout wonders out loud why Mr. Miss Maudie and Aunt Alexandra had never been especially close, and here was Aunty silently thanking her for something. Ewell, asking whether a doctor was called, and Mr. GradeSaver, 29 July 2007 Web.
Aunt Alexandra Atticus's sister had come to Maycomb for two reasons. The Finch children again find themselves welcomed and even honored among blacks when Reverend Sykes invites them to the balcony, and chairs are vacated in the front row on their behalf. Dolphus Raymond drinking liquor from a paper bag and sitting with the black people. She is an example of how one person's actions can have an effect on a lot of people and she elucidates the hardships that surround the Tom Robinson case. The Boss of Everyone Take a moment to think about your family, or even your closest friends. Merriweather speaks of reveals a sense of warmth and familial feeling amongst them, which is truly lacking in the whites. As punishment his father had sentenced him to a lifetime confinement to their house.
The son of her son, Henry Hancock. . Clearly moved by the situation, Atticus explains to her that it took an eight-year-old girl to bring them to their senses. Dill enjoys fantasy, as evidenced by his fanciful story about how babies are made. Before the trial, Mayella is noted for growing red outside her otherwise dirty home in order to bring some beauty into her life.
In any case, it seems Aunt Alexandra's direct lessons to Scout on How To Be A Lady are less effective than those fleeting moments when Aunt Alexandra demonstrates by example what being a lady means. Even the African tribe which Mrs. Scout observes , whom she considers to be a rather good, sensible judge. If he did not know, then he could have put himself in considerable danger. Aunt Alexandra's vision of my deportment involved playing with small stoves, tea sets, and wearing the necklace she gave me when I was born; furthermore, I should be a ray of sunshine in my father's lonely life. Even though she can be very hard to deal with, she truly does love her nephew.
Only when Scout talks to him about his son and how much he owes to Atticus does he reconsider and call off the mob. Chapter 15 Dill is allowed to stay for the summer. She sets to work trying to quash Scout's tomboyish tendencies and to prepare her for a life of docile domesticity: Aunt Alexandra was fanatical on the subject of my attire. Walter is invited over to the Finches' house once, after engaging in a fight with Scout, where he covers up all of his dinner with molasses, much to Scout's vocal dismay. . Bob Ewell: Father of the bunch of Ewells who only attend school on the first day so the truancy lady will leave them alone.
She eventually gets so desperate that she attempts to seduce a black man, Tom Robinson, by saving up nickels to send her siblings to go get ice cream so that Mayella can be alone with Tom. Heck Tate: Heck is the Maycomb County sheriff who hands over his gun to Atticus when confronted with a rabid dog. I'd soon's kill you as look at you. Miss Maudie is the Finch's neighbor and Scout and Jem always visit her and she makes them cakes. Thus, discrimination is shown to be even more arbitrary and senseless.
In the kitchen, Atticus asks Calpurnia to accompany him to give the news to Tom's wife, Helen. However, as the trial progresses, Scout comes to see how much her aunt cares for her father and what a strong woman she is. Fitting for Lee's goals in telling this story, Scout better identifies with a black woman than with her biological family. Maycomb reluctantly has bent the laws for the Ewells, and Mr. Her family name, in the legends of Maycomb County, is synonymous with jackass.
That is standard evidence to support that she was for Tom Robinson in the trial. He is well known to Scout and Jem. This can be read as a wise refusal of fame. You could talk to her for hours about anything with her. Cunningham of the human bonds that connect everyone in the town.