Literature to kill a mockingbird
Terms in this set (19)
Father to Scout and Jem; lawyer who defends Tom Robinson possesses integrity
the Finch's housekeeper; acts as a more distant mother-figure to Jem and Scout
Scout Finch ( Jean Louise)
•Narrator and protagonist of the story; real first name: Jean Louise
•story is written in re retrospect
•adult and child jean Louise setting 2 different perspectives on her life
•By the end of the novel scout earns maturity and loses her childhood innocence
•experiences cruelty and injustice from the world
Jem Finch (Jeremy)
the son who is deeply motivated to follow in his fathers footsteps
•dont say ****** scout thats common
•I certainly am (a ****** lover). I do my best to love everybody.
•you never understand someone "until you climb into his skin and walk around in it" Atticus telling scout that this is the only way she will get along with folks when she is complaining about miss caroline
•Shoot all the bluerays you want,but "remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird"- Atticus says it in a litteral way but is viewed as metaphorical by readers
•i wanted you to know what courage is instead of thinking "courage is a man with a gun in his hand" Atticus to Jem-Atticus tells Jem that Mrs. Dubose weaned herself from the drug and died a free woman.
•our battles were epic snd one sides calpirnia always won mainly because Atticus always took her side
• Jem and i found our father satisfactory
•our battles were epic and one sided. Calpurnia always won mainly because atticus always took her side- Scout
•How'd you and Mister Jem like to come to chirch with me tomorrow? -Calpurnia to the kids about going to the black church dismissing the law of segregation
•She had always been too hard on me- scout taking about Cal
•it don't count for nothin' the way you're disgracin' 'em" -cal to scout after she is rude to walter cunningham
•"its the same god aint it?"cal to lula after demanding the children leave the church
•"I seldom pleased her and she seldom rewarded me" scout talking about calpurnia
•"when it came down to it he was all i had" -scout defending Jem about going to apologize ise to Mrs Dubose
•"without him, life was unbearable" scout about dill - young love
•our father didnt do anything-scout about about atticus- childish foolishness- adult jean louise understands that her father was exceptional
•"its time you started acting like a girl and acting right!"-Jem about Scout. Scout is a tomboy and people judge her for it from miss caroline to her brother and she feels trapped and is one of her most lingering issue
•our battles were epic and one sided. Calpurnia always won- Scout
•"do you defend ******s Atticus?" scout asking atticus if he defends black people
• "Had her conduct been more friendly toward me, I would have felt sorry for her" scout talking about the way miss caroline behaved against her. Scout hates school as she is already at a high level of education and is waiting for the other students to catch up.
•" my folks said that your daddy is a disgrace an' that ****** ought to hang from the water tank" Cousin Francis telling scout. Scout uses her fists with her cousin and that earns her a spanking form her uncle jack.
•"don't cry now, don't you worry"-Jem comforting scout after someone fills their knothole with cement
•mister jem- called by cal and black community this shows the social setting as adult blacks treat kids like their superior
•"why cant she leave me alone?"-jem feeling guilty after destorying mrs dubose's garden and then she dies and leaves him a perfect camellia-growing up this messes with his concience as he things she does this for revenge from beyond the grave
•"it aint time to worry yet. Ill let you know when" jem comforting scout after miss maudies house fire
this shows his maturity
•"lets go home Cal they dont want us here"- jem to cal after being treated badly at black church he starts to understand racism
• "Atticus is a gentleman, just like me!"jem about atticus-starts looking up to his father
•"In all his life, Jem had never declined a dare." scout about jem- when he is dared to knock in the door of Boo- childish courage as he thinks he is brave to knock in the door but this is cowardice, cruel and ignorant. He later find out what true courage is form mrs duboses addiction, the mad dog
•its time you started bein a girl and acting right!
Integrity is is the practice of being honest and showing a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values.
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience
In March 1931, nine African American
youths were arrested and charged with raping
two white women. without doing the crime the youngest was sent to death
Separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differences for example on busses or in churches
putting a person to death by mob action without due process of law
whare is to kill a mockingbird located?
In the south OF America in Maycomb County, Alabama. Maycomb is a fictional setting of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. It is based on the real town of Monroeville, where Harper Lee grew up
Author of To Kill a Mockingbird
•explain what i am going to write about (character/ theme)
•who wrote it
must haves in each paragraph
AO3- historical context (scottsboro trials/segregation/lynching)
Boo Radley (Arthur)
- an outcast to his society
- rough past
- gives children presents in knothole
- One of the book's "mockingbirds"
- helps save children's lives