Why does Atticus ask Bob Ewell to write out his name? Atticus has warned Jem to be nice to her anyway because of her age and because she is very sick. Dubose was a very sadistic, racist woman who didn't seem capable of being wrong. What do we learn indirectly of the home life of the Ewell family in this chapter? How does Atticus respond to the suggestion? To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 11 When Scout was well into second grade, she and Jem had moved beyond harassing Boo Radley and had grown more interested in the actual town of Maycomb. But later for Jem to find out, Mrs. More than a month passed and then Mrs.
Then he would swing Scout up onto his shoulders and they would continue home. Dubose said this to Atticus. Jem is dumbstruck with the accuracy of his father's shot. Atticus forced Jem to comply. He learned that even if people might not like you, that person can have great characteristics that are hidden in oneself, and maybe that same person does not know how good it can be.
She says he doesn't shoot unless he has to, because he feels that when he holds a gun, God has given him an unfair advantage over living beings. No matter how they tried to handle Mrs. Note: I thought I had posted this a long time ago, sorry for the delay Right about when Scout became a second grader, she began to go to downtown Maycomb to buy things. Unfortunately for Scout and Jem, this meant that they had to pass by Mrs. His punnishment, was that he had to go over to Mrs. As they walked past Mrs.
Dubose had been a morphine addict. He decided to cut all the flowers in the her garden to get even with her. Chapter Twelve Jem turns twelve, and he and Scout start to grow apart. Comment on Judge Taylor's attitude to his job. Dubose's camellias by cutting the tops. Scout goes with him, and Mrs. She didn't seem to hear a word Jem read, and then an alarm clock went off.
More importantly, the dehumanization of the black population is an ugly part of American history that cannot be forgotten. Options Enter Title: Directions Optional Complete. Scout just gave in to Uncle Jack and said that she did what he said she had. Before she died, she gave her maid a box to give to Jem. So for another week, Jem and Scout listened to the abusive Mrs. Dubose died, Jem learned much more about bravery.
Atticus explains to Jack that such tactics only confuse kids. Dubbose didnt mean most things that she had said. Dubose yelling after them about the degeneration of their family. To Kill A Mockingbird: Chapter 10, 11, 12 To Kill A Mockingbird: Chapter 10, 11, 12 - Quiz For edHelper. Jem's face turned red and Scout pulled him down the sidewalk toward town with Mrs.
And every day Atticus would stop at her house, take his hat off, and wish her a cheerful good day. Number of Keys Select the number of different printables to make:. He had never touched a gun to their knowledge, and he did not believe in fighting. I assume that she was granted more pocket money as she grew older because she could use it a bit more responsibly now. Chapter 16 -Everybody is gathering around for the trial. She kept screaming over her lost baton, and he kicked her.
After her death, he realized that she was sick. Every time Scout and Jem walk past, she shouts at them. Dubose is an old lady who lives on the way to Maycomb's business district. Atticus explained to them that Mrs. Jem planned to buy himself a miniature steam engine and with the money left over, he was going to buy Scout the baton she'd been eyeballing for a while. To replace this word with something less offensive is censorship.
On the way home Jem said that he'd been reading for a month and that was the deal. Gilmer, the prosecutor, questions Heck Tate. In addition, Atticus wears glasses because he's nearly blind in one eye. He learned that good things can come out of bad things. Dubose had sent him a white flower from the mountains, Jem realizes that she did care for him in a strange way and that he should know how to control himself. Dubose for saying that Atticus lawed for niggers, that he decided to cut all the tops of her flowers.
She simply said them because she was old, had a different way of looking at life and she was a morphine addict. This did not seem much of a punishment for me or him. . Jem ended up having to read to Mrs. Using a different word would change the tone and characterization of the novel. What do we learn from Dill's account of his running away? His punishment was that he had to read for her for about two hours for a whole month. Atticus insisted that he read for one more week.