Newcomers arrived rarely, and when a new person married a Maycomb family, the new genes were noticeable. Mayella doesn't seem to have any friends. However, Atticus is lenient, and calls Miss Rachel to inform her of the situation and ask if Dill can stay the night. When Heck asked her who hurt her, she blamed Tom Robinson for the rape and beating. Ewell picks up the pen with his left hand and writes his name.
The fact is that most in the African American community live cleaner, more honest, and more productive lives than the Ewells. Boo sees Jem one more time and then asks Scout to take him home, but rather than escort him home as though he were a child, she has Boo escort her to his house as a gentleman would. Up from the balcony, an excited Jem sees that Atticus has figured out that a left-handed person must have given Mayella a black right eye. Scout wears a large hard-shelled ham costume, portraying one of Maycomb county's products. Gilmer talks to Tom and treats Tom.
On the witness stand, Mr. Thus, discrimination is shown to be even more arbitrary and senseless. In so doing, it is revealed that Mr. The purpose of this essay is to explore these similarities and differences and find more in depth meaning to these two texts. The in Monroeville was used as a model for the film set since they could not use the courthouse due to the poor audio quality in the courthouse. Then she tries to engage him on the topic of his entailment, which she heard her father mention once, but notices that everyone is staring at her. Atticus questions Mayella, but first asks her some background questions to show the jury what kind of family she comes from.
Bob Ewell represents the white supremacy of the south. Gilmer how he heard Mayella screaming inside the house. Mayella takes the stand next. Atticus gently shows the injustice of Tom's situation throughout the court proceedings. They are very poor and are abused by the father. Did she start screaming when she saw her father in the window? Gilmer, questions him about the night Bob Ewell called for him to come to his house. Given the enormous amount of racism in Maycomb, it becomes incredibly unlikely that whites will treat blacks with respect.
As Atticus leaves the courtroom, the black spectators in the balcony rise to their feet as a sign of respect and appreciation. Atticus cross-examines: he tricks Ewell into writing his name, which reveals that Ewell is left-handed. Scout concludes that the only thing separating Mr. The Old Courthouse in is now a theater for many plays inspired by To Kill a Mockingbird as well as a museum dedicated to multiple authors from Monroeville. Ewell said he would and began writing his name out.
Ultimately, Scout and Jem learn a powerful lesson about bravery from this woman. That's when Tom so-called raped her. Tate asked who had hurt her and she said that it was Tom Robinson. Ewell suddenly got angry because he was confused and felt like Atticus was tricking him. Its location was very far inland and away from the only form of transportation in that day - riverboats. Atticus has his own style of throwing questions at the person quite casually to disarm one, and at the right moment, pelting questions to and rattle him.
Atticus was saying this to Uncle Jack; that she'd grow out of it soon. Cunningham about how Walter is a good boy, and recounts how they invited him home for dinner one day, and asks Mr. The church does not have Atticus discusses the Ku Klux Klan on pg. To the jury in the book, the jury believes Mr. At the beginning of the story Scout describes how important it is to have a good family history.
He and his children -- how many there are, no one knows for sure -- live in a run down cabin behind the town garbage dump. Ewell from the black people around him, in terms of social standing, is that his skin is white. She tries to take care fo the house and the kids. Atticus questions Tate next, asking whether anyone called a doctor. She tries to make sense of a world that demands that she act like a lady, a brother who criticizes her for acting like a girl, and a father who accepts her just as she is.
Why does Jem touch the Radley house? Atticus and Jem go to the Robinson family home to inform them of Tom's death. Atticus doesn't understand the behaviour of the town - their immense prejudice against… 1673 Words 7 Pages Chapter 19 Study Questions 1. On inquiring about the children, Mayella says that she had saved up some money so that she could send them to town for ice cream. She is forced to walk home without shoes, wearing her ham costume. Bob Ewell might not have money or be educated, but the color of his skin gives him power over Tom Robinson, and everyone knows that. To Kill a Mockingbird was acknowledged as the best film in the genre. In Chapter 15, Atticus's stance at the door of the jail is symbolic of his role throughout the book.