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.

Keeping this in consideration, 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.

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.

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 and Walter get into a fight?

This is because he made her “start off on the wrong foot with her first grade teacher, Miss Caroline. Scout got in trouble with Miss Caroline partly because she was trying to explain to the teacher why Walter did not have any lunch.

What does scout say when she sees Boo Radley?

As the men argue, Atticus realizes that Boo Radley killed Ewell, and it is Boo who Tate is trying to protect. They finally agree that Ewell did fall on his own knife, a decision Scout fully understands. Boo sees Jem one more time and then asks Scout to take him home.

Who says we re making a step it’s just a baby step but it’s a step?

“You think about that,” Miss Maudie was saying “Atticus Finch won‘t win, he can’t win, but he’s the only man in these parts who can keep a jury out so long in a case like that. And I thought to myself, well, we’re making a step–it’s just a baby-step, but it’s a step.”

Why does Scout break her promise to her father and punch her cousin Francis?

Francis calls Dill a “runt” and a stray dog, but really angers Scout is when he repeats to her something he heard Alexandra say, calling Atticus a “nigger-lover.” He tells her that Atticus is ruining the family name, and she wallops him.

What is under Scout’s bed?

Atticus breaks up the fight and sends them to bed. Scout discovers something under her bed. She calls Jem in and they discover Dill hiding there. Dill has run away from home because his mother and new father did not pay enough attention to him.

How did Miss Maudie show her support to scout?

First, she is angered when the women suggest that Scout has a long way to go to become a lady. Maudie silently grips Scouts hand in a show of support. Next, she responds snidely after Mrs. Merriweather continues her rant about “my Sophie,” her “darky” servant.

How does Scout describe the way she feels about her father?

In To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout and Jem have respect for their father; however, they describe him as different than most fathers during this time. Scout and Jem both call Atticus by his first name. They do not affectionately refer to him as dad. Scout mentions that her father is courteous but sometimes distant.

What is Jem Scout and Dill’s first attempt to communicate with Boo Radley?

In Chapter 5, Jem and Dill attempt to send a message to Boo by tying it to a fishing pole, then casting it toward his window. However, Atticus catches them and they are forbidden to go to the Radley place without being invited. But, in Chapter 6, on a dare Jem and Dill decide to peep into the Raley’s house window.

What does scout mean when she says Thus began our longest journey together?

Scout says, “Thus began our longest journey together” (256) before her and Jem leave for the carnival, foreshadowing the perilous trip they will soon embark upon. Their relationship is strengthened by their dangerous encounter with Bob Ewell and the fear they are forced to face.

What do Francis and scout fight about?

One night, Francis tells Scout that Dill is a runt and then calls Atticus a “nigger-lover.” Scout curses him and beats him up. Francis tells Alexandra and Uncle Jack that Scout hit him, and Uncle Jack spanks her without hearing her side of the story.

Why does Reverend Sykes encourage Scout to stand for her father?

When Atticus loses the case, the people in the balcony all stand up as he is walking by. Rev. Sykes tells Scout to stand up as well because her father is passing by; he is showing not only Atticus, but also Scout the respect they all have for her father, and the work he has done on their behalf.

What do you learn about Scout’s Uncle Jack?

Scout teaches Uncle Jack to listen to both sides before punishing a child, and Atticus adds that you should tell a child the truth when he or she asks a question. When Scout gets into a fight with her cousin Francis, Uncle Jack spanks her.

What chapter does Scout beat up Walter?

To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 3 Summary. Jean Louise catches Walter Cunningham in the schoolyard and beats him up for being the reason she got in trouble, but Jem stops her. She explains to Jem (who calls her Scout, so we will too) what happened. Jem invites Walter to come home for lunch with Scout and him.

Why did scout get in trouble with Uncle Jack?

Jack spanks Scout because she beats up Aunt Alexandra’s grandson for calling Atticus a cruel name. As a result, Uncle Jack spanks Scout without hearing her reason for acting so violently.

Where do Jem and Scout sit in the courtroom?

Jem and Scout sit in the segregated section of the courtroom: in the balcony with the black population of Maycomb. When they first arrive at the courthouse, they cannot find seats. They’re disappointed, because they think they’ll have to stand. But Reverend Sykes finds them.

How is Scout relationship with Uncle Jack?

Atticus’s brother, John Hale Finch, seems to the children to be everything Atticus is not. The kids call him Uncle Jack, and he is the life of the party, much like you might expect a single younger brother to be. He is a doctor, and he is also a lot of fun. He is the one who gives Jem and Scout what Atticus will not.

Why does Aunt Alexandra want Scout to be a girl?

Aunt Alexandra doesn’t approve of much that Scout does. She hates the way she dresses, can’t believe that Atticus allows her to curse, and disapproves of her frien
ds. Aunt Alexandra wants Scout to become a woman of society and Atticus is not raising her that way.
In Chapter 7, Jem tells Scout that he went back for his pants, but instead of being in the tangle as he left them, they were neatly folded across the fence, “..like they were expecting me” (pg 58). They had also been sewn. He had torn them when he tried to get through the fence.

How does Atticus feel about the children disturbing the Radleys?

Atticus catches them and orders them to “stop tormenting that man” with either notes or the “Boo Radley” game. As an adult, Atticus can see the real hurt the game may be causing. In a quiet way, he reminds the children that “What Mr. Radley does is his own business.”