Scout's innocent questions help point out the implied meanings here. Any child would think that a guilty man deserves punishment. Although Jem does not see Arthur on any of these occasions, he begins to understand what is happening. These are Tom Robinson and Arthur Radley. Gilmer prove Tom's guilt in the eyes of the reader you and in the eyes of the jury? Through observing their society and interacting with people such as and , they come to understand more about true bravery, cowardice, and humanity. Can you find anything in the text that suggests this? Harper Lee writes both for children and grown-up readers.
Look at details of imagery, language and symbolism. Only later do we understand that it is the innocent laughter of a child-like adult. Fifteen years later Arthur, now aged thirty-three, attacked his father with a pair of scissors. While he was there, a mob of men including Mr. How suitable is this as an answer to Scout.
The events of the novel take place over several years, and Scout indicates the changes that she and Jem experience in this time. Do you think agree with Atticus? The introduction to bananas encouraged a fresh migratory surge. Speak or write about your experiences of meeting people whose way of life was different from your own - perhaps people from another country, or ethnic group, or people whose first language is not ther same as yours. There are many reasons for such behavior: the lack of female figure, an influential father figure, the critical way of thinking, and - above - all the desire not to pretend. At the end of the novel we realize that Arthur Boo Radley has never stopped watching the children, and that he has foreseen the danger from Bob Ewell, which Atticus has not taken seriously. Chapter 9 Defending Tom Robinson. Imagine that Arthur keeps a diary, in which he writes about what he has seen and how he makes sure that the chidren are safe.
How does this compare with what Scout already believes? And when Scout thinks she hears laughter from inside the Radley house, she finds this sinister - but the reader comes to see that this is the innocent laughter of Boo Radley, who is amused by the children at play. Chapters 26 to 31 The secret diary of Arthur Radley. Atticus receives presents from black community. Black nigger and white nigger Curiously the novel contains both of these phrases. If you cannot find any, ask a teacher who knows this text. Mayella wants Tom to keep her company by always asking Tom to help do chores around her house whenever he walks by the Ewell house.
What is ironic about this? Although Arthur is shy, he forgets about himself while he attends to Jem's injury and takes him home. After reading this section of the book, if I could ask the author a question, I would ask… 1018 Words 5 Pages The Justice and Injustice in To Kill A Mockingbird and 12 Angry Men The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and the film 12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose have many similarities and differences in relation to the theme of justice and injustice. Miss Maudie is a strong role model for her in that Miss Maudie also defies some of their society's expectations and maintains her individuality as a Southern woman. The novel gives a huge range of such opinions, too many to list here. It's a sin and I'm not about to have it on my head.
Her total revenue last… 830 Words 3 Pages I did not expect that I would like To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee as much as I do. At one point, Miss Maudie asks a loaded rhetorical question to show the guests how much they depend on their coloured servants. In the 1930s, gender inequality also reigned, and women were not given equal rights. Who does it, and why might he do so? You can answer them on your own, but they are suitable for discussion work. Heck Tate proves that it was Boo. In the last chapter of the novel, Scout repeats this, but she changes skin to shoes - this is probably not a mistake: Harper Lee suggests that Scout cannot clearly recall exactly what Atticus said and when, but the reader can check this! Chapter 6 Write out, as a script for a play, the conversation in which Mr.
He is always vigilant and he sees the danger Atticus has overlooked when he saves the lives of Scout and Jem. Dubose is a model of real courage rather than a man with a gun in his hand. The first one should be the one you think most likely to be true. In the conclusion, however, Harper Lee brings the two narratives together - the stories are not separate. We do not know what style Arthur would use, so you must choose one you think appropriate to what we know of him. Give reasons for your answer. A note on the N-word Depicting racism through dialogue The novel is set in the 1930s but was written in the late 1950s published in 1960.
What has it got to do with Tom's conviction? They kiss you and hug you good night and mornin' and goodbye and tell you they love you--- Scout, let's get us a baby. Reading the author Try to explain what, in your view, the author wants us to think at various points. The author makes the comparison clearer in Chapter 25. Do you think that people should mix only with others of the same social class? Why… 1847 Words 8 Pages To Kill a Mockingbird Questions 1. But Scout eventually succumbs--in her own way--to social pressure. So far, this book is excellently written.