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To Kill A Mockingbird
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What point of view is the story told in?
The story is told in Jean's point of view.
What is the name of the town where the novel is set?
The name of the town where the novel is set is Called Maycomb County.
The narrator goes by the nickname "Scout." What is her real name?
What does the narrator's father do for a living?
The narrator's father works as a lawyer for a living.
What happened to Jem and Scout's mother?
Jim and Scout's mother died from a sudden heart attack.
Who is Dill?
Dill's real name is Charles Baker Harris and he was from Meridian, Mississippi spending the summer with his aunt, Rachel.
The Cunninghams are considered "poor but proud." What is meant by this?
The Cunninghams were very poor but wouldn't accept charity.
When Jem sneaks out of the house to retrieve his pants, what does he find that puzzles him?
When Jem sneaks out of the house to get his pants the thing that puzzles him is that his pants were sewed back together, folded and on Boo's fence waiting to be picked up.
Why does Scout beat up Cecil Jacobs?
Cecil Jacobs called Atticus a N**** lover, and even though Scout difnt know what it meant, she thought it sounded offensive
Why do you think Scout's nervous rambling causes the mob to disperse?
Scout's nervous rambling causes the mob to disperse she was so innocent she did not even sense the danger the mob posed. Her innocence and her constant reminders of how Atticus has helped the Cunningham family served to make the mob feel guilty.
Who do the children hear asking Atticus if the mob is gone?
The children hear Tom Robinson asking Atticus if the mob is gone.
Where do the children sit during the trial? Why is this significant?
The children sit in the colored balcony during the trial.
Summarize what is revealed during Sheriff Heck Tate's testimony.
Mayella's right eye was bruised. She had choke marks all around her neck. No one called a doctor.
Summarize what is revealed during Bob Ewell's testimony. What is Atticus trying to prove?
Bob says he was walking in and saw Tom on Mayella through the window so he ran in to save her, but Tom had already ran away. He says he called sheriff tate immediately. Bob is left handed and could have easily harmed Mayella himself.
Does Mayella seem like a reliable witness? Why or why not? Be specific.
No she does not. She hesitates and glances at Mr. Gilmer and Bob several times before asking questions. She never gives many details...she agrees with whatever is said.
What evidence does Atticus use to show that Tom Robinson could not have "beat Mayella up? "
Tom's left arm is handicapped.
Why does Mr. Gilmer act upset when Tom Robinson says he felt sorry for Mayella?
Because it implies that a black man is somewhat better than a white woman because he is looking down on her.
What is the verdict?
Why is it significant that the black community stands when Atticus leaves court?
It shows the respect they have for Atticus and what he has done.
How does the mockingbird symbolize Tom Robinson?
Tom, like mockingbirds, hasn't done anything wrong. He was around often to help Mayella (much like songbirds are around to sing). Bob and Mayella blamed him for the beating and raping of Mayella and the town "killed" him by finding him guilty instead of recognizing his innocence.
What will Scout be dressed as in the Halloween Pageant?
Scout will be a ham.
Who is after the children?
Who saves the children?
At first, who does Atticus think killed the attacker?
What explanation does Sheriff Heck Tate give for the attacker's death?
Bob Ewell fell on his own life. It is a believable lie.
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