How Is Atticus Finch's Foreshadowing In To Kill A Mockingbird

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The novel starts by saying that Jem, the narrator’s brother, broke his arm at the elbow when he was about thirteen. From there the narrator foreshadows on two later events one related to the Ewells and another with Dill and Boo Radley. The story goes on to talk about how Simon Finch, their ancestor, made his homestead on Finch’s Landing, and how it was customary for the Finch men to stay at Finch’s Landing while making a living from the cotton. Atticus Finch the narrator’s father broke this tradition then he went to Montgomery to read law. Atticus was admitted to the bar and returned twenty miles east of Finch’s Landing to begin his practice in Maycomb, This is where he and his family now resign. The narrator is known as Scout but her…show more content…
She punched him and was about to strike again when Uncle Jack stepped in. He whipped her when he had heard what she said. When they returned home he let her explain her side of the story and promised not to tell her dad why the fight sprung up. Later that night she eavesdropped on her father and Uncle’s conversation and learned that something big was coming up. She heard her father say that he hoped his children trusted him before he told her to go to bed, knowing she had been there the entire time. Atticus had to shoot Tim Johnson the “community dog” because the dog had gone mad and with that threat they all knew Atticus was the best shot. The kids then learned that Atticus was known as One-Shot Finch and that he was the deadliest shot in Maycomb County. Mrs. Dubose was an old, ill lady that happened to be very mean. She told Jem that his father was trash, he would be going to reform school, and that Scout would be working at the O.K. Café. Jem lost it one day and ruined Mrs. Dubose’s camellias, as punishment he would have to read to Mrs. Dubose. Though after about a month she passed and the children found out she was a morphine addict. She broke herself of this habit before she died and left Jem a perfect camellia, to show that everything
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