Each session is longer than the one before. As they left she sat their laughing. The eventually determined to look like their neighbor Mr. The thought of Boo Radley sneaking up behind her and her not even knowing he was there freaked her out. The figures are followed in turn by chewing gum, a spelling bee medal, and an old pocket watch. Although Jack wanted to tear Francis up for the things he said, Scout made him promise not to say anything because she didn't want Atticus to know she'd let him down by fighting over someone saying bad things about him.
Scout tried to comfort Miss Maudie but instead she turned it around and said that she heard about their little visit last night. Jem and Scout excitedly waited for their father, Atticus, to come home so that they could show him their new creation. Scout continued to be strong for 3 weeks. Atticus gives Jem a box that Mrs. How did Atticus feel about the gift and what did he tell them they could and could not do? Atticus has a new case - defending Tom Robinson, a black man who attends church with Calpurnia. So Scout did the unthinkable and walked away from a fight because she didn't want to let Atticus down, and she made good on that bargain until Christmas.
That night was the coldest night Atticus could remember because it was 16 degrees. They got to the house and Jem went off with the adults and Scout was left to entertain Francis. Jack promises and keeps his word. What are some things Scout may need to learn that Atticus cannot teach her? Atticus explained to Jack that he knew Scout tried to do the right thing, and although she didn't even come close to it most of the time, she knew that Atticus knew she tried and that's all that mattered. Scout was shocked and asked if all lawyers defend black people. At this point in the book, where is the only setting where no racism exists? When did Uncle Jack say Scout's actions would be appropriate? She says that she wishes she had been there when Boo put the blanket on Scout to catch him in the act. What did she do to hurt Scout's feelings? It is a case he cannot hope to win, but he tells Scout that he must argue it to uphold his sense of justice and self-respect.
As Scout listened in, Atticus called out to her and told her to go to bed. Francis confidently came out of the kitchen and walked around the yard arrogantly believing that he had an impenetrable shield of protection bestowed on him by his Grandmothers words. But to her surprise Atticus was calm and told the children that they should keep the blankets for now and that someday they might have a chance to thank him. After opening presents, everyone goes to Finch's Landing to spend the rest of the day. Atticus says you have to be honest with them.
Summary: Chapter 8 For the first time in years, Maycomb endures a real winter. We see Scout walk away from one fight, only to get into another. Atticus let the children sleep till noon and told them they could have the day off from school. She listened in because they were discussing her behavior and she was waiting to see if Uncle Jack would break his promise to her and tell Atticus why she had fought Francis. To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 8 By Harper Lee At the beginning of the chapter Scout says that winter came fast and hard and that it was the coldest winter since 1885.
This brings the day to an abrupt end. The family had had to pay five hundred dollars to get the man out of trouble. The church does not have any hymn-books, rather they have a music superintendent who leads them into the songs. Avery, an unpleasant man who lives down the street. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing.
Use specific quotes from the chapter to support your answer. This makes me feel really grossed out. Though the townspeople do not seem to think highly of the Ewell's, they will win the case because Tom is black. Unlike the incident with Cecil, Scout does not hold back and injures her hand punching Francis in the mouth. Uncle Jack was her favorite relative because he was so nice and funny. He wanted her to remember that although it might get ugly, these people were still their friends and Maycomb County was still their home.
She began to wail on him till Uncle Jack grabbed her and everybody was outside to see what all of the commotion was about. Alexandra constantly harped on the fact that Scout wore pants. Give at least five reasons why or why not. When Jem and Scout woke up they went over to see Miss Maudie to cheer her up and give her back her hat and Garden tools. Scout receives a spanking from her Uncle Jack. Scout gave away that she and Dill planned to get married when they were older.