Scout is feeling the opposite, like she can't do anything with adults always present. It was in a small town called Maycomb, Alabama. She attempts to instill in Jem and Scout a pride in their family legacy. However, it is actually a much different group of people: the lynch mob. This was not however the only setting the story could take place in.
Atticus told Dill that he had to tell Miss Rachel so that she could let his mom know he was ok and that he was going to ask Miss Rachel if it was ok if he spent the night. The chief conflicts… 1030 Words 5 Pages The setting of To Kill a Mockingbird is in Maycomb County, which is a unrealistic district in Southern Alabama. Now it's Atticus' turn to vehemently deny Alexandra's request. Dill's mother gives him permission to spend the summer in Maycomb and the children begin to enjoy their time together. Atticus told Dill's where he was so that Dill's parents wouldn't be worried, and it was agreed that Dill could stay with them for the night. Dill's presence is perhaps a reminder of how much their lives have changed because of the Robinson trial; he presents a contrast between childhood and adulthood.
Tension in Maycomb will only continue to grow as the trial date approaches. As they were running they heard a shotgun go 891 Words 4 Pages In 'To Kill a Mockingbird' many morals about the themes in the novel are portrayed through different issues and events. Scout said that that was a lie and that she was told by Aunt Alexandria that they come down a chimney. Jem and Scout retreat to let the adults work out their differences, but end up in a fistfight with each other. But, in his usual way, Atticus explains that people don't always act in attractive or reasonable ways.
Dill shows the last vestige of childhood innocence by being the only one of the three still scheming to get Boo Radley out of his house. Aunt Alexandra is outraged at this. However, Atticus tactfully refuses her demands. The church is simple and very poor; however, the people are kind to Scout and Jem and, even though they have little, they rally to support Tom Robinson's wife. Meanwhile, Dill seems to represent the earlier childhood that Scout reflected on so fondly in the novel.
Cunningham squats down and tells Scout that he's going to give Walter her message. The years are in the early 1930s, the time of the Great Depression when poverty and unemployment were a widespread in the U. · Scout tells of her days living on the main street with Atticus and Jem, along with cook, Calpurnia, Their mother passed away when Scout was two, and she hardly remembers her. His parents do not care for him and do not give him enough attention that he always finds himself left alone at home though they spend the nights sleeping at the same house. Later, she and Dill discuss why Boo Radley has never run away — he surely must not feel wanted. Then Sheriff Tate and a group of other men come by the house to tell Atticus that Tom Robinson is being moved to the county jail and that there may be trouble. Slowly a head wiggled from underneath Scouts bed.
Atticus sends them both to bed. She knocks on Jem's adjoining door to ask him about it, and he goes to get a broom in case it's a snake. Many whites would miss the trial before they would sit amongst people of another race. Chapter 15 -Heck Tate came to tell Atticus that Tom Robinson was being moved to the Maycomb jail and warns him that there might be trouble. Scout asks if she can go with Calpurnia again, and Aunt Alexandra is outraged.
Atticus then takes Scout and the other children home. Atticus is immediately summoned, who insists on informing his Aunt Rachel about his escape. Later, she tries to convince Atticus to get rid of Calpurnia, saying that they no longer need her. As Jem gets older, he begins to see things differently than Scout. Dolphus Raymond gives Dill Coca-Cola to drink, and Dill feels better. Scout has never seen anything like their church before, and marvels at how the Church doesn't even have hymns. Instead, her son, who can read, sings out a line of a hymn and the crowd repeats it.
Atticus seemed to enjoy the story of her adventure of going to the black church but Aunt Alexandria was pissed. Atticus seems stern and gruff to the children who cannot understand this sudden change in his behavior. While downtown, people whisper and make comments as they pass by, comments the children don't fully understand. Jem, on the other hand, has no illusions about what's going on: he refuses Atticus's command to leave because he wants to help protect both Atticus and Tom. On her way back to the living room, she listened outside the door as Atticus and Alexandra argued.
The major themes are appearance vs. Calpurnia, who is minding the children, takes Jem and Scout to her church one day. Scout does not feel please with the warning and considers it as a lecture that she begins to attack her brother. Jem tries to defend his reasoning for telling an adult, but Scout and Dill won't hear it. Jem then goes to get Atticus. Though calling Atticus means incurring the wrath of his peers, Jem realizes that Dill's family is also concerned. He asks the children to stay away from the courthouse during the trial, but by noon, their curiosity has the better of them, and they, along with Dill, head for the courthouse where the trial is about to get under way.