Dubose, he discovers the reasons behind her behavior were understandable, if not acceptable. Scout had won they were still equals. The method of narration applied allows the author to fuse the simplicity of childhood observations with the adulthood situations intricate with veiled motivations and unquestioned custom. For a punishment Atticus makes Jem go read to Mrs. 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. Atticus reveals to Jem that she was addicted to morphine and that the reading was part of her successful effort to combat this addiction.
Scout is almost six, and Jem is almost ten. Scout thinks maybe he's still alive. When September rolls around and Dill leaves to go back home to Meridian, Scout realizes that she's starting her first year of school. Dubose loved in her garden -Atticus found out and gave Jem a punishment, and the punishment was to have Jem go read to Mrs. From Meridian, Mississippi, Dill will be spending the summer at the nearby house of Miss Rachel Haverford, his aunt.
She yells something about Atticus and Jem gets angry at her. As Tom Robinson's trial grows closer, Jem and Scout endure more slurs against their father. Symbolism of Mockingbird The mockingbird is used to symbolize innocence in the novel. Atticus kills the dog in one shot. Jem decides to go back and get his pants late that night. Much later that night, Jem sneaks out to the Radley place and retrieves his pants. When Jem loses his pants in their efforts to get away, he is highly embarrassed by having to explain himself.
She almost falls over when they deduce it was Boo Radley that brought the blanket out to her in the night, and she never even knew. The judgment theme is depicted in the circumstances that befell Tom Robinson, a poor African-American field attendant who is accused and put on trial for rape. Scout wastes no time paying back Walter Cunningham for getting her started on the wrong foot with the new teacher. Atticus tells Jem and Scout that patterns of history, family, identity, and temperament, both new and old, help make an individual. Dubose was addicted to morphine and the reading sessions helped her kick the habit before she died. Atticus wants his kids to realize that courage isn't strength or skill with a gun, it's standing up for what's right no matter what.
The truth is always best. Atticus kills the dog instantly. Scout comes to understand the goodness and the dark side of people. Although she doesn't know it yet, Scout's opinion of her father is about to change. In this chapter Dill and Jem sneak out and go to the Radley house. The first chapter goes on about Simon Finch who fled England and established a farm. Scout feels discouraged returning home from school.
When Atticus cheerily greets Mrs. Atticus told them to both go to bed and Aunt Alexandria, smug as ever, told Atticus that she told him so. Several practicing professionals have cited the influence Atticus had on their decisions to join law school or shaped their ideology during school days and afterward during practice. Calpurnia rushes the children inside and calls Atticus to tell him. Dill said that it was because his mom and new dad were always fawning over each other and never paid attention to him. They head down to town for him to lighten his pockets.
While this is happening someone puts a blanket over Scout. . Chapter 9 - Atticus is chosen to defend Tom Robinson, and he accepts. She is then confronted by the intolerance still existing in her society. In the first chapter, we are introduce to many of the main characters.
Not only does Atticus save them from a mad dog, but he also impresses them with his humility. Scout protests but they threaten her and before she knows it she's part of the scheme. Dill says he wants Boo to come out and sit with them for a while, as it might make the man feel better. They all run as fast as the can and hear a shotgun noise go off behind them. For instance the pants being nicely hung over the fence. Scout thought this was the oddest reason she had ever heard.
Jem's silence about that night lasts for a week. Atticus tells Jem to act like a gentleman since Mrs. The children hate her until the moment Atticus explains her bravery to them. Plot The story is told by the little six-year-old girl Jean Louise Finch nicknamed Scout. Their first raid consists of a dare between Dill and Jem. He tells them to stop tormenting Boo, and lectures them about how Boo has a right to his privacy, and that they shouldn't go near the house unless they're invited.