Dill told Scout that he wanted to sleep next to her. You were so busy looking at the fire you didn't know it when he put the blanket around you. Scout goes to the school fete, dressed as a ham! He put his arms over his head and went ridged. When Atticus is asked to defend him, he finds that there was no way this could have happened. I agree with Jem's point of view because we would need to think of our actions before we follow through with them. The good ladies of Maycomb cannot see the hypocrisy of their attitude to the black people suffering under their noses, while they give money for missions in Africa. Scout narrates and says that Atticus scolding them was the second reason she wanted to stop playing.
They fear her influence over their father, but the chapter ends with Scout reassured. The book ends, as Atticus reads to the sleepy Scout, with an image of security. Chapter 5 Jem and Dill have become closer friends, and Scout, being a girl, finds herself often excluded from their play. Scout and Jem have diffrent view of this because Scout is very proud of the fact that Atticus can shoot very well but Jem isn't sure if its the right thing to do because he is thinking before his actions and thinking about what the consequences would be if he were to tell other people. Jem rolls Scout inside an old tire, but he pushes so hard that it ends up in the Radley's yard. Jem runs into the Radleys' yard and touches the outside of the house. I ran to him and hugged him and kissed him with all my might.
She says that Arthur was a nice boy when she used to know him. However, Miss Maudie seems to think that serving living things - whether human or floral - is an important part of serving God. She also says that most of the rumors about him aren't true. The reader has the advantage of a storyteller who can look back at a situation and see herself exactly as she was. The children's attempts to connect with Boo evoke, again, the sense that children will be able to see Boo with more decency and sincerity than the rest of the populace.
Miss Maudie's description of Boo helps the children understand him as a victim of his upbringing. It's not ladylike -in the second place, folks don't like to have someone around knowin' more than they do. In Chapter 4, we see that the schools have attempted to teach children how to behave in groups and how to be upstanding citizens, but Scout notes that her father and Jem learned these traits without the kind of schooling she is getting. The next day, Jem and Dill hatch a plan to leave a note for Boo in the Radley's window, using a fishing line. He accuses them of putting Boo's life history on display for the edification of the neighborhood. However, after Atticus shot a mad dog on his first attempt, Scout began to regard him with newfound admiration. Chapter Twenty Eight Because of her costume Scout can barely see.
Miss Maudie is honest in her speech and her ways, with a witty tongue, and Scout considers her a trusted friend. Ewell's testimony, Mayella was certainly beaten up. Dill asked how you can keep from passing through one. Rather, the law must change to accommodate them and protect the children, who should not have to suffer needlessly. Scout was upset and hid in the bathroom. Jem explains that he's never been whipped by Atticus and doesn't want to be. Throughout the novel, Scout learns more from her father than anyone else.
I felt right sorry for her, she seemed to try more'n the rest of 'em-' 'You felt sorry for her, you felt sorry for her? Ewell is allowed to hunt out of season because he is known to be an alcoholic who spends his relief money on whiskey - if he can't hunt, his children may not eat. They would all play various roles but the game all summer was Boo Radley. It is often painful, and is going to prove that way for the children - especially Jem. When they got home they looked at the gift and it was a small box made of gum wrappers. Miss Maudie is one of the only women whom Scout respects and is friendly with. Atticus asked who started it and Scout said that Jem was trying to tell her what to do and asked sarcastically if she had to mind him too. Dill sniffed Scout and said that Scout was going to die in 3 days.
Novels that deal with the formation of a maturing character are called bildungsroman or coming-of-age stories. Late at night Scout was woken by Dill. Soon, Dill becomes fascinated with the nearby Radley house, and more particularly with the legendary Boo Radley who lives inside. Their curiosity and the drama game they create shows how desperately they wanted to find answers to their questions about Boo in the absence of any real information or knowledge. Chapter Three Scout fights Walter Cunningham, but Jem breaks it up and Walter is invited to lunch at the Finches. Walter asks for some molasses and proceeds to pour it all over his meat and vegetables. She investigates further and finds two pieces of chewing gum.
Therefore, although unpleasant, Atticus's work is of great importance and will affect the future of race relations in Maycomb. This speech must have taken a lot of courage, but to Atticus, it is absolutely necessary. I took one giant step and found myself reeling: my arms useless, in the dark, I could not keep my balance. Once her got to the house he hid under the bed for hours. Throughout the story, Dill acts as an observant conscience for the town. He is moved to tears, knowing how little they have.
Chapter Sixteen The next day, Tom Robinson's trial begins. Jem told her to go gargle. One day Atticus catches them playing the game and asks them if it has anything to do with the Radley family. It took a great deal of time for the jury to come to their verdict, and this alone demonstrates that Atticus succeeded in causing the men of the jury to examine their views of race. She falls asleep, misses her cue and is too embarrassed to leave with everyone else.