Can my attitude kill you? Part 2?

What do Jem Scout and Dill discover Atticus doing Chapter 15?

From a distance, they see Atticus sitting in front of the Maycomb jail, reading a newspaper.

What is Atticus response to Aunt Alexandra about Calpurnia?

Atticus’s voice was even: “Alexandra, Calpurnia’s not leaving this house until she wants to. You may think otherwise, but I couldn’t have got along without her all these years. She’s a faithful member of this family and you’ll simply have to accept things the way they are.

What does aunt Alexandra want Atticus to do?

What does Aunt Alexandra want Atticus to do to Calpurnia? What is his response? he wants Atticus to fire Calpurnia. Alexandra believes that now that she is there, the family does not need Calpurnia anymore.

What have Aunt Alexandra and Atticus been arguing about?

Aunt Alexandra and Atticus argue over the way Atticus has raised the children, particularly Scout; saying she needs to learn lady-like ways. Scout and Jem fight over causing trouble for Atticus.

Did Atticus win case?

In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch does not win the court case. Tom Robinson, an African-American man, is found guilty of raping a white woman,… See full answer below.

Why did Atticus go to the jail?

Atticus goes to the jail that night to protect Tom Robinson from potential harm. Scout, Jem, and Dill protect Atticus by following him there. Jem refuses to leave when he sees that the men are threatening his father.

Why does Atticus make Bob write his name?

Atticus has Mr. Bob Ewell write out his name to see what hand he uses, the jury sees that Mr. Ewell is left handed.

How does Atticus make Scout cry?

what makes scout cry while Atticus is talking with her and Jem? Atticus speaks sharply to her, and she becomes emotional. She is upset because Atticus is not acting like himself and is telling them things he does not believe in: “This was not my father.

How did Jem break his arm?

At the end of the novel Bob Ewell, who has suffered as a result of Atticus’s defense of Tom Robinson, attacks Jem and Scout on their way home from the Halloween pageant. Jem breaks his arm in the struggle.

Why does Jem cry after the trial?

Why did Jem cry? He cried because it wasn’t fair that the Tom should be convicted of something he didn’t do, and the jruy knew he didn’t do this and yet they still sentenced him to death.

Who dies in TKAM?

The novel ends after Bob Ewell attacks Scout and Jem, and Boo Radley rescues them, killing Bob in the process. Atticus and Sheriff Heck Tate have a conversation about how to deal with the situation, and Scout walks Boo home.

How did judge Taylor try to help Tom?

how does judge taylor try to help tom robinson? judge taylor tried to help tom robinson by having atticus to be tom’s lawyer because he knows that atticus is smart and would probably win the case .

Does judge Taylor eat cigars?

He has a peculiar habit of eating cigars during court proceedings, which fascinates and delights Scout.

How did Mr Robinson injure his left arm?

Tom explains that his left arm is useless: I can’t use my left hand at all. I got it caught in a cotton gin when I was twelve years old. All my muscles were tore loose.

Why does Atticus not mind that Bob spit in his face?

Why does Atticus not mind that Bob Ewell spat in his face? What does this reveal about his character? Atticus is glad Bob took it out on him and not Mayella or his kids. He is a better person in the community and is very selfless.

How did the kids try to convince Atticus to get a gun to protect himself?

Brainstorming ways they could convince Atticus he needs to protect himself, Dill suggests they could argue they would starve if Bob killed Atticus. Jem proposes Scout crying and throwing a fit might work. Neither plan succeeds in convincing Atticus he is in danger.

Does Atticus pity Mayella?

Atticus does not pity Mayella. He said he has pity for the chief witness, but that does not extend to her using Tom to get out of her own guilt of liking a black man. She broke a code of society and the guilt of that made her lie.

What will Tom’s sentence be if Atticus loses the trial?

He’ll be sent to a mental institution for the criminally insane.

What is Tom actually guilty of?

Tom is found guilty of raping Mayella although reasonable doubt and Tom’s handicap is proven, HOWEVER, the jury deliberates for a few hours, which implies that they are considering the defense’s testimony.

Was Tom Robinson given the death penalty?

On Monday August 26th, Tom Robinson was found guilty of rape and sentenced to death. This verdict came after a long day in the Maycomb county court.

Why was Tom given a death sentence?

In To Kill a Mockingbird, Tom is given a death sentence when he is convicted of rape, a capital crime in Alabama.

What is the reason Boo Radley doesn’t come out of his house?

As Jem matures he begins to realise that one of the reasons Boo Radley may not leave his house anymore is because he no longer wants to. His house offers him the security that the outside world would not.

What happened during Tom Robinson’s trial?

At the trial, the witness said, “Mayella Ewell was hit on her right eye.”Tom cannot use his left arm so therefore he could not have hit Mayella. This guy with an arm that he cannot even use was accused of raping Mayella. The result of the trial was Tom getting sent to jail and in the jail he got shot 17 times.