The church: - Describe the church: It was in the Quarters outside the southern town limits, across the old sawmill tracks. We find more about the case. She has tons of people greeting her, baking cakes for her and invititing her over for coffee. This was said by Atticus while speaking to both Jem and Scout on page 128 in the novel The final response I foound for that question was that Aunt Alexandra came to live with the Finch family in order to adjust thier behaviours to make them more like other peoples behaviours around the community and to show that Jem and Scout can act like the lady and gentleman they are. Why do you believe she asked this of him? I feel that Aunt Alexandra's view on breeding and family is very false.
How do you believe Scout and Jem felt after hearing about gentle breeding in their family? She wants good solid staying-in-one-place-ness. Why does his brother object so strongly to his leaving items for the children? Why did they come to live with you? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages to your income level versus another. How does this show how Scout, Jem, and Atticus differ from Alexandra? Who said it and in what context? What limitations does the book have that the stage doesn't? What kind of person do you think she is? Her view also states that becuase of an individuals backround, it gives people the right to judge them and their behaviour. Compare Joel and Idabel's relationship to Dill and Scout's. Q 2 When Aunt Alexandra arrives in Maycomb, it is like she has lived there all her life and is the most popular lady in town. This speech demonstrates the gulf between blacks and whites in Maycomb: not only do class distinctions and bigotry divide the two races, but language does as well. She is extremely judgmental and thinks she is above everyone.
Simply because of their racial prejudice, the townspeople are prepared to accept the word of the cruel, ignorant Bob Ewell over that of a decent black man. It is part of their culture. They respect Atticus and what he is doing for the congregation and Tom Robinson. Atticus is against this sight. What does she think about the way Atticus has raised his children? If not, discuss a character in a movie or television show who mimics Miss Alexandra's personality. Harper Lee uses language and grammar that mirrors how the characters actually speak. Would the town have been willing to accept Tom's innocence? Capote based the character of Idabel on Harper Lee, his childhood friend, just as she based the character of Dill on him.
There may be many positive things about Aunt Alexandra, but a negative about her is that she doesn't respect coloured people the same way that she white people. What do they tell you about Boo? Have the issues that Lee discusses in To Kill a Mockingbird been resolved or are they ongoing? Do you agree with his choices? Do you see the event differently now? Compare the way Miss Caroline treats Scout on her first day of school with the way the town treats Mayella Ewell. However, Jem and Scout lack the pride that Aunt Alexandra considers commensurate with being a Finch. She believes that people should be classified as families and that if one family is a certain way they all are. There was indeed a caste system in Maycomb, but to my mind it worked this way: the older citizens, the present generation of people who had lived side by side for years and years, were utterly predictable to one another: they took for granted attitudes, character shadings, even gestures, as having been repeated in each generation and refined by time.
To Kill a Mockingbird and Huckleberry Finn are both novels that have undergone many censorship attempts, especially in schools and public libraries. How would Scout, Jem, and Dill perceive the situation differently? He does so and God parts the sea for him to escape the Egyptians. Calpurnia—what do we learn about her? She also becomes involed in the social life in this county by joining a Missionary Society in the area. Is this technique helpful in understanding the characters? We learn a lot about Aunt Alexandra in this chapter. Read Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn. She is already a socialite, but she involves herself by inviting Maycomb women over to talk and sip tea. How is Jim like or unlike Tom Robinson? She thinks she is better than Atticus.
God speaks to Moses and tell him to save the slaves. Thus the dicta No Crawford Minds His Own Business, Every Third Merriweather Is Morbid, The Truth Is Not in the Delafields, All the Bufords Walk Like That, were simply guides to daily living: never take a check from a Delafield without a discreet call to the bank; Miss Maudie Atkinson's shoulder stoops because she was a Buford; if Mrs. How do memory and education affect your perception of the event? What does Dill represent to Scout? She orders Atticus to lecture them on the subject of their ancestry. Aunt Alexandra came to live with the Finches because she and Atticus thought that the household needed some feminine influence. To make matters worse, the state legislature, of which Atticus is a member, is called into session, forcing Atticus to travel to the state capital every day for two weeks. Is Aunty much different from what we know about the Ewells? What would have happened to her? Suppose that Mayella had admitted that she was lying when she testified against Tom. Aunt Alexandra is a very polite, calm, and a well-put-together individual.
What evidence do you see at your age to confirm or deny their comments? She sees Jem and Scout as her own. Pinkham bottles it's nothing unusual—her mother did the same. People have welcomed her, and she participates in most events and parties, which are sometimes hosted by her, she has started a missionary circle with the Maycomb ladies and is very engaged in the community affairs. Could Lee have told the same story with the same impact if she'd used proper grammar throughout? Would Sheriff Tate have been so unwilling to file charges against Boo Radley if Boo was black? If not, name an organization you would not mind joining. Be specific, use quotes from the chapter to support your answer.
Aunt Alexandra felt that Atticus needed to instill more family pride in his children, in the hope that Scout and Jem would live up to the Finch family reputation. Compare Atticus Finch and Tom Robinson with Nels Gudmundsson and Kabuo Miyamoto. Do you think you can make a difference as a member? Did she hold an elected position? Compare and contrast the relationship between Jem and Scout with the relationship between Atticus and Aunt Alexandra. Be thorough in your explanation. She learned to read Mr. Compare and contrast the setting in the two stories.
When the children return home, they find Aunt Alexandra waiting for them. 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. Read Truman Capote's Other Voices, Other Rooms. What, if any, prejudices do African Americans face in today's world? She worked for the Finches and Bufords. He makes a valiant attempt but succeeds only in making Scout cry. Compare the lessons Scout learns with those that Huck learns. What page did you find this information? Buford and then taught her son.
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. What would've happened to Tom? What role does friendship play in each of these stories? It takes a while for them to collect ten dollar from the whole congregation, which shows the poverty of the people. What events does Sergel highlight as important? Who you are does not depend on what your ancestors have done or what they were like; your life is not marked by someone who came before you. Grace Merriweather sips gin out of Lydia E. If not, what class do you believe you and your family are in? Why do you want to join this organization? How does Scout and Jem feel about Miss Alexandra? What forms of prejudice can you identify in your own community? There, one of the missionary ladies, Mrs. Read Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson. She also joined the Maycomb Amanuensis Club and became the secratary of such club.