They also thought that the Finches' children should be respectful and polite to others but according to the people in Maycomb, Jem and Scout being the Finches, were breaking their stereotype because they are spoiled and disrespectful. She is bossy and opinionated. We see this at the bottom of page 161 5. Do or did you hold a position such as president or secretary? What do the townspeople think about Atticus? She sees Jem and Scout as her own. Yes, when Atticus said that the Klan was gone, he meant the true Ku Klux Klan.
Discuss how Aunt Alexandra felt about Calpurnia's services and contribution to the Finches' household. Atticus was so affectionate because even though Jem defied his father he showed his maturity and that he would always be there for his father when he needed him. Who discussed gentle breeding with them? How does Scout and Jem feel about Miss Alexandra? Compare this to American English versus British English 6. We also learn more about the Ewells; what type of people are they? How does this show how Scout, Jem, and Atticus differ from Alexandra? Taut-Kept in proper order Antagonize-To counteract Bushel-A large amount Manacle-A restraint Infallible-incapable of failing; certain Aunt Alexandra told Atticus that he should get rid of Cal because she thought that Scout was getting old enough to do things on her own. Scout and Jem see a cartoon of Atticus in the Montgomery Advertiser. Be specific in your explanation.
Is there anyone special in your life who has made a significant contribution to your family or life? Do you have any deficiencies in either subject? She believes that people should be classified as families and that if one family is a certain way they all are. Explain what they told you. Maycomb's primary reason for being is because that is where the city hall and court house is located, it all needs to be together. I think that Atticus is correct by saying to the children to forget everything that Aunt Alexandra says because I also belive that a person should not be judged by their family tree, if you will. Atticus puts across a strong case to prove that Tom Robinson is not guilty, to which the judge agrees, but the jury, after hours of deliberation, decides to ignore the evidence and charge him as guilty. Aunty continues to bud Atticus about Cal. Talking about Jem turning on the lights.
North versus South - He has land and good class, yet he is with a black woman, something has to be wrong with him 6. Jem is quite surprised because he knew the man had been locked up. Also, he does it to show his children a good example. Atticus tells Jem and Scout to forget about this conversation because he does not agree with what Aunt Alexandra wants Jem and Scout to hear. How much was ten dollars worth? She believes she needs to facilitate the family and have complete control. We learn a lot about Aunt Alexandra in this chapter.
Compare and contrast both points of view. . Use at least three adjectives to describe how Aunt Alexandra feels about Calpurnia. Sexism against males instead of females. How did Scout counteract Aunt Alexandra's boastfulness about Joshua? They think that Atticus is ruining his life by taking this case.
Be specific, use quotes from the chapter to support your answer. If so, describe who the person is and discuss how they have uplifted you or your family. Scout steps on something while climbing into bed, and, with Jem, discovers Dill hiding under her bed. Atticus on the other hand does not have the same views as Aunt Alexandra. Dill returns to the Finch household, how does Atticus react? Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Dill ran away from home because his parents were abusive and they didn't love him.
This makes me feel really grossed out. Do you think she has earned that parenting role? It is a way to regain their high position in the community hierarchy, they have earned over generations. In doing so, he has broken the unwritten childhood rule of never telling tales. Atticus then says that Cal enforces the rules, doesn't let the kids get away with anything, and she never indulges them. What does Dill represent to Scout? Scout then badmouths her and says that she didn't ask her. Compare and contrast the feelings about your birthplace with how Scout feels about Maycomb County. However, Jem is also learning and considering the potential consequences of one's actions, and Dill's hasty retreat may have gotten his mother worried about him.
Describe her relationship with her niece and nephew. Aunt Alexandra came to live with the Finches because she and Atticus thought that the household needed some feminine influence. Aunt Alexandra bragged about Cousin Joshua? Scout considers him maturing because she catches him reading newspapers, being moody, and not playing with her, which Scout doesn't particularly like. She immerses herself in community affairs, making her well-liked and welcome by almost everyone. It is not as pleasant as he has told them.
If not, if you were offered assistance by an individual or organization, what would you ask for? Why did they come to live with you? We all have a little black in us. What kind of person do you think she is? Who said something that allowed us to anticipate this? He tries to instill in his children a sense of dignity and respect for others. She also believes that because of ones background should be giving an opportunity to judge someone if they are a proper and kind person versus a rude and indecent person. Aunt Alexandra involes herself in the social life of Maycomb, Alabama much. Explain the group of men. Jem is considered a traitor because now that he is older he feels like he must show the world, especially his father that he is a mature young man. This has made her well liked and popular within the community.
Scout stands up for Jem, what does this say about their relationship? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages to your income level versus another. She is completely disregarding Calpurnia as part of the family and a mother-like figure - Page 145: She tell Atticus Scout is sluggish and she is telling him he is not a good influence on Scout. Was she fulfilling her purpose for moving in with Scout and Jem? The first thing she does to get involed in the social life of the county is being invited by some of the Finch friends for lunch, coffee, or tea. She thinks she is better than Atticus. What do you think this means? Possibly a little of both. Atticus sends them both to bed.