In the begining of the story, Christopher saw Wellington dead and he want to solve the mystery which about who killed the dog. However, this lead him to a even bigger problem and he knew that his mother didn’t die and his mother is act by. Also, he knew that his father lie to him and killed the dog. His father is act by Richard Hollis. Since his father lie to him and kill the dog, Christopher feel very disappointed and he can’t trust his father anymore.
When a “mad dog” comes into the neighborhood, people aren’t sure what to do about it. Atticus reveals a different side of himself, when Heck Tate, the sheriff, hands him a gun. Mrs. Maudie later says to the kids, “Forgot to tell you that besides playing the Jew’s Harp, Atticus Finch was the deadest shot in Maycomb County in his time,” (Lee 98). The author developed Atticus to be a very sophisticated and proper character, readers
Mercy Killing is Murder and Unacceptable “Every shot that kills ricochets” ~Gilbert Parker This quote explains that if you kill someone or something it will have repercussions. The novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck takes place during the Great Depression in California. Lennie (who has a mental disorder) and George (fatherly figure and good friend of Lennie) are two migrant workers that get a job on a farm. They live with their coworkers on site; when an older co-worker of theirs brings his slim, orders, decrepit dog inside. A different co-worker kills the older co-workers dog.
The community has gone against Atticus because of the Tom Robinson case. However, as Atticus does in the situation with the mad dog, he will protect his community and his family to the best of his knowledge and ability. Atticus’s humility is shown when Sheriff Tate “handed the rifle to Atticus,” and “Jem and I nearly fainted (p. 126).” They never thought that the sheriff would
As Atticus’s character is the enforcer of anti-racism and proves how killing the dog was necessary in taking a step in stopping racism. Which in the beginning of the chapter ten Atticus states “Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit'em but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.” (Lee 119) What atticus is implying is that the mockingbirds are black people and they do nothing to us but sing yet they still face racism. So, when Atticus shoots the dog being like the blue jay it's more of atticus stopping racism showing how Atticus plans to try to abolish racism even by death. Racism seems to seep through one’s mind,latter burrowing into more as the idea spreads infecting the judgement of people. It's curable to an extent, but the idea can’t be stopped only unsupported by the people, people whom can look past a color of one's skin and accept them as a human being.
Atticus afterwhile took the gun and took aim at the suffering dog. Atticus vividly shows bravery shooting the dog so the rabid dog couldn’t hurt anyone it crossed paths with. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus is a very courageous character. His bravery, integrity, and loyalty all show what it means to be a true man and father. Atticus taught me many things about being courageous.
Carlson had initiated a conversation on Candy 's dog reeking in the ranch house and a final decision was made to shoot the dog and put its misery to an end. Candy 's ego is pragmatic which led him to let the guys shoot his dog but it was clear of the pain he was going through with the loss he had occurred. Candy had depended on his dog for friendship since he was a young boy and throughout time, he had not realized that he depended on the dog for his own sense of security. Unable to handle the absence of his best friend, Candy moved to George and Lennie for companionship, " 'Tell you what...S 'pose I went in with you guys. Tha 's three hundred an ' fifty bucks I 'd put in.
He’s dead, Mr. Finch’” 266. When Scout and Jem were being attacked by Bob Ewell, Boo then accidently stabbed Bob to save the children. That was when Boo’s innocence was ruined because he no longer fits the definition of a mockingbird, even though it was an
This example suggests that he has done the same thing his whole life and has now decided to try something new. With the guys so willing to shoot his dog because he was old, Candy fears they would do the same thing to him. On page 45, Carlson says “I wisht somebody’d shoot me if I got old an’ a cripple.” This quote shows us that Carlson believes people are only good to an extent, and Candy fears he has come to that extent. In this book, Candy and his dog foreshadow the ending, as the characters prove to us that the dog is weighing down
Scout showed the most braveness in the book and dill doesn’t have much since he only comes during summer. Atticus has three major parts where he shows braveness. He shows braveness when he decides to be a lawyer, when he shoots the dog, and when he takes Tom’s case. Atticus decides to be a lawyer instead of being a farmer like his dad. When Atticus shot the dog in the Mad Dog scene he was super brave and made Jem and Scout super proud, he got called