What does Jem realize about the blanket around scout?

Atticus gets mad at them, because he thinks they disobeyed him and went back to the house to get a blanket. Jem and Scout promise they hadn’t been anywhere and Scout can’t explain how the blanket got around her. Jem realizes that Boo was the one who had put the blanket around Scout.

Keeping this in view, how did Boo Radley help Jem and Scout?

The sheriff notices knife marks on Scout’s costume, and she understands that Bob Ewell had intended to kill her and Jem. She also recognizes that the stranger — the man who pulled Ewell off of her and saved both children’s lives — is Boo Radley. Scout, Atticus, Heck Tate, and Boo retire to the front porch.

Why does Scout stop herself from fighting Cecil Jacobs?

Scout fights with Cecil Jacobs because he insults her father for defending Tom Robinson. Scout gets into a fight with him when he insults her father. Scout has promised Atticus that she will not fight, and he said he would “wear her out” (spank her) if she did it. Yet Cecil angered her so much she forgot.

Why do Jem and Scout decide not to return the blanket?

Jem does not want Atticus to return the blanket to Boo, because he does not want to get Boo into trouble. After Miss Maudie’s fire, Atticus realizes that Scout has a blanket on her shoulders. She swears to him that she has no idea where it came from, and the Jem remembers that Nathan Radley was at the fire.

Why did scout beat up Francis?

Scout fought with her cousin Francis at Christmas because he insulted her father for defending Tom Robinson. During the Christmas holiday, the Finch family visit the family homestead, Finch’s Landing, to see Aunt Alexandra and cousin Francis. He tells her that Atticus is ruining the family name, and she wallops him.

Who put the blanket on Scout How do you know?

In the confusion, someone drapes a blanket over Scout. When Atticus later asks her about it, she has no idea who put it over her. Jem realizes that Boo Radley put it on her, and he reveals the whole story of the knothole, the presents, and the mended pants to Atticus.

Who put the blanket on Scout’s shoulders and how did the person know she was cold?

Miss Maudie’s house catches fire. the children are told to stand in front of the radley house to stay safe and away from the fire because the fire might spread. who put the blanket around scout’s shoulders and how did the person know she was cold? boo put the blanket over scout because he noticed her shivering.

What does the blanket symbolize?

So, Boo, this supposed evil person, had noticed Scout that Scout was cold, and slipped a blanket around her to keep her warm. This action symbolizes friendship, kindness, generosity, and, as is a strong theme in this book, how people aren’t always what we think they are.

When did Boo Radley save Scout and Jem?

Scout notices “The man [Boo Radley] was walking with the staccato steps of someone carrying a load to heavy for him,” (263) but only after does she observe, “He was carrying Jem” (263). Not only does he save the children by killing Mr.Ewell, but also by carrying Jem back to Atticus.

Why did they decide not to return the blanket at this time?

Jem does not want Atticus to return the blanket to Boo, because he does not want to get Boo into trouble. After Miss Maudie’s fire, Atticus realizes that Scout has a blanket on her shoulders. She swears to him that she has no idea where it came from, and the Jem remembers that Nathan Radley was at the fire.

Why did scout get into a fight?

Scout fights with Cecil Jacobs because he insults her father for defending Tom Robinson. Cecil Jacobs is a town kid, “who lived at the far end of our street next door to the post office.” Scout gets into a fight with him when he insults her father.

What does JEM do to Mrs Dubose?

Mrs. Dubose dies a little more than a month after Jem’s punishment ends. Atticus reveals to Jem that she was addicted to morphine and that the reading was part of her successful effort to combat this addiction. Atticus gives Jem a box that Mrs. Dubose had given her maid for Jem; in it lies a single white camellia.

What does cousin Francis tell scout about Dill’s life?

” he just gets passed around from relative to relative, and Miss Rachel keeps him every summer.” Scout defended Dill, of course, but Francis quickly moved on to another subject that only irritated his cousin even more: Atticus’ defense of Tom Robinson.

How did Miss Maudie react to the loss of her house what did this reveal about her character?

The expected emotion when your house burns down is likely sadness, depression, anger, and/or resignation. The next morning though Scout sees Ms. Maudie and is expecting her to be sad. Instead Ms. Maudie is quite cheerful. She tells Scout that she did not like her house that much anyway.

What does Atticus tell scout about his reasons for defending Tom Robinson?

He believes everyone has a right to a fair trial and a competent defense. Atticus does not believe this should only apply to the white race. This is not to say that Atticus believes he has much hope in swaying the town or jury of Tom’s innocence. Tom realizes that although he believes in equality in law, most do not.

Who is Rose Aylmer in Mockingbird?

Jack’s cat, Rose Aylmer, is a “beautiful yellow female” and “One of the few women he could stand permanently.” He always carried photos of her for the children to see, which Jem and Scout “admired.” The name of the cat is taken from the 18th century poem, “Rose Aylmer, by Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864).

What kind of gun did Jem and Scout get for Christmas?

Jem and me got air rifles, and Jem got a chemistry set—” “A toy one, I reckon.” This is an important part of the story, because Atticus gives Scout and Jem an important lesson on shooting air rifles. Atticus reminds them never to shoot a mockingbird. In fact, according to Atticus, it is a sin to shoot mockingbirds.

Why does Atticus feel like he has to defend Tom?

Atticus explains to Scout that just because he knows he is not going to win is not a reason not to try. He tells her he could not hold his head up in town, go to church, or tell his children to mind him if he did not at least try to defend Tom. Everyone deserves a fair trial. Atticus believes strongly in fair trials.

Why does Atticus save the oak rocking chair?

Atticus saves Miss Maudie’s oak rocking chair because, he, like Scout, understands that it is “what she value(s) most” (Chapter 8). Miss Maudie is a genuine, kind, and sensible woman.

What does JEM tell Atticus in Chapter 8?

Jem confesses all of this to Atticus to protect Boo because he does not want him to get in trouble for putting the blanket on Scout. You are referring to Ch. 8 when Jem tells Atticus all about their activities related to Boo.

What kind of woman is Miss
Maudie?

Miss Maudie Atkinson is the one woman who Jem and Scout–and Atticus–can count on as a true friend in Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Unlike the unhappy morphine addict Mrs. Dubose and the gossipy Miss Stephanie, Miss Maudie keeps to herself except when a neighbor is in need.

When Francis talks to scout he reveals an unpleasant feature of Aunt Alexandra What might this be?

She clearly looks down on Dill because of his family situation. She compares him to a stray dog. Aunt Alexandra has also, apparently, been saying what they thought was bad things about her brother Atticus. She has told Francis that Atticus is a “nigger-lover.”

What happened to Miss Maudie’s house what was the reaction?

The answer is that Miss Maudie’s house burns down. The Finch kids are rousted out of bed and made to go outside so that they will not get caught inside their own house if the fire spreads. The next morning Jem and Scout go and talk to Miss Maudie. They expect that they will need to comfort her.

Who does Miss Maudie live with?

In chapter 8, Atticus tells the children that Miss Maudie will stay with Miss Stephanie Crawford, another neighbor who Scout knows is “the neighborhood scold” (ch 1). She is a sharp contrast to the honest and forthright Miss Maudie; she prides herself on her local knowledge while actually she is just a gossip.