Caroline slapped Scout on her hand by the ruler. Ms. Caroline is Scout’s first grade teacher, she came from the North Alabama, so she didn’t understand much about the culture and the history of each family in the Maycomb County. On another hands, Ms. Caroline has a high self-esteem and a stubborn woman because she got mad when a six years old kid like Scout got to tell her the situation that she was solving incorrectly. Scout is a resolute person that always try to telling people if they’re wrong without knowing who she is talking with. Jean Louise is still a youngster lady, so the way she freely talks could make Ms. Caroline felt like Scout was trying to taught or being more professional than Ms. Caroline.
Scout is a very intelligent girl from birth and shows it throughout the novel. She learns to read before she even starts school, which angers her teacher due to an advantage over the other students. Scout is as intelligent as she is because of the way Atticus raised her. For being so young, she comes to understand big concepts quickly. For example, Atticus references the killing of a mockingbird early in the novel and Scout brings is back in conversation in the second to last chapter.
Mrs. Jensen, Lorraine 's mother, is very overprotective and is constantly reminding Lorraine to stay away from boys. When Lorraine says that she has been hanging out with kids at a local diner after school, her mother tells her that she is no longer allowed to go because there are always boys hanging around there. She does not want Lorraine hanging around boys because she believes that boys " 'only [have] one thing on their minds '" (46). Mrs. Jensen also tells her daughter that she is " 'not a pretty girl '" (11). Lorraine hearing this from her mother makes her become very insecure about her body image.
She spent her time as a teenager trying to control her harsh temper as to not hurt the ones she loves. The author depicts this internal struggle when Jo goes to her mother for help saying, “It’s my dreadful temper! I try to cure it; I think I have and then it breaks out worse than ever” (Alcott 100). As the story progresses, both her and her mother notice improvements and are quite proud. Later in the story she fights with Laurie on the grounds that at this point in her life, she is independent and feels as if she doesn’t need or want love whatsoever.
The teacher, Ms Caroline gave money to Walter Cunningham, which he refused to take the money. Scout tried to explain in to the teacher, but she got a whipping instead. Scout rubbed Walters “nose on the dirt” (Lee) Scout didn’t take responsibility what she did to walter, and embarrassing Ms, Caroline in front of the class, instead she blamed Walter, for embarrassing her in class. Explain: Answer, Cite, Explain (Use MLA Citation). (3 Sentences Minimum) Poverty has shaped her life by taking things for granted and thinks everything will go her way.
Courage Sunni Knapp Courage isn 't going along with what other people think, its about fighting for what you believe. Throughout the book Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry, this 9-year-old wild child with the name of Cassie Logan keeps catching my eye. She always stands up for what she believes and even if she knows she 's wrong, she still fights for it. Cassie demonstrates courage when she stands up for Little Man at school, she faces her enemy, Lillian Jean, and she stands up to the man at the mercantile. All of these things make Cassie Stronger, but she still ends up to be the same crazy little girl she was before, but now stronger.
Tom was accused of raping a white woman who was Mayella Ewell, Mayella said he raped her while he was helping her with chores. She later on tells the readers that it was false allegations. The reason why she didn 't tell the truth at her first trial was because, Mayella was afraid of being embarrassed because she kissed a black male. She rather have an innocent man get charged with a crime than that. “However, Robinson was transferred from the state prison to Maycomb 's county jail on Saturday, two days before he stood trial on Monday, and Atticus had to defend him against a lynch mob”.
How was this to be explained? I asked myself; and then, with another bound of terror-how was it to be remedied” ( Stevenson 47). Therefore, Jekyll was growing weaker and more powerless to his illness because Hyde was in control. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus’s enemy was Bob Ewell who was telling his daughter to falsely accuse Tom Robinson of rape. “‘I said come here, and bust this chifferobe, He coulda done it easy enough.
“Scout, I’m beginning to understand something. I think I’m beginning to understand why Boo Radley’s stayed shut up in the house all this time…” (227). Prejudice and discrimination are major issues that are present in the town of Maycomb; Scout and her brother Jem are young children who learn about the disturbing existence of the bigotry that they were previously unaware of in their familiar southern hometown throughout the trial of Tom Robinson, an innocent African American who is accused of rape by a white woman. To Kill a Mockingbird introduces a world that harbors prejudice against some of its very citizens and describes how discrimination was a major flaw in society and still is a flaw present day society. The author, Harper Lee develops
As she faced the Palo Verde Unified School District board of trustees, the 9-year-old victim stepped up the mike and shared, “I’ve been getting bullied and pushed around at lunch. These four girls, they make fun of my speech. This has been happening for a long time. I’ve been telling teachers but they wouldn’t do [any]thing. I went to the Vice Principal, which is Ms. Massanelli and I told my mom I want to go to school, but my mom said if those girls don’t stop, that I’m not going to
As we grow older, most of us learn not to judge others until we understand their lives and how they live them. However, the younger population is generally not accustomed to this and usually believe that almost everyone lives life like them or similar to them. A massive part of aging is learning, which is just what the main character of To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout, is beginning to understand. In the given excerpt, Scout’s father Atticus teaches her to look through the eyes of other people before judging them or their situation. In the first paragraphs of the excerpt, we learn about Scout’s deep resentment towards her new first grade class.
The jury had return from making their decision. It took forever for them to make a decision, which means that they thought really hard about their verdict and that they might find Tom not guilty. As the paper was handed to Judge Taylor the word that come to play put me in complete shock. “Guilty…guilty…guilty…guilty…” was all I heard the jurors’ say. I could not believe what I heard; Tom Robinson was found guilty of raping and beating 19 year old Mayella Ewell.