Walter tells miss Caroline that he did not bring any lunch, so miss Caroline gives him a nickel, and asks him to pay her back later on. Scout then explains that the Cunninghams are hard workers, they are poor and accept no charity and they can only pay back with hickory nuts and turnip greens. Miss Caroline takes that as an insult towards Walter and punishes her by ordering her to sit in the corner while the other students laugh at her. Scout then pummels Walter to the ground in the playground for embarrassing her in the classroom, but she stopped when Jem pulls her back from Walter. Scout’s father Atticus invites Walter to dinner at the Finch house, and there Scout pulls another disrespectful move on Walter where she explains that he has “ruined” his dinner by pouring all the molasses all over his plate.
Miss Maudie and Scout sit on her porch because Jem is off doing something else so they talk about life and look at the sky. “Our tacit treaty with Miss Maudie was that we could play on her lawn, eat her scuppernongs if we didn’t jump on the arbor, and explore her vast back lot…” (42). Miss Maudie lets Scout spend time with her so that she does not get sad that Jem and Dill went to play without her. A neighbour, Mrs. Dubose insulted the Finch Family all the time and yet Atticus is still kind to her because “she is sick and old”. Atticus tells Jem “Son, I have no doubt that you’ve been annoyed by your contemporaries about me lawing for niggers, as you say, but to do something like this to a sick old lady is inexcusable” (103-104).
Mr. and Mrs. Bates decided to have dinner because of how he felt. This photo that was taken of them having dinner was inaccurate they were just acting civilized. Little Rock Nine wasn 't telling the truth about what was really happening. They pretend that everything was ok and everyone knew it wasn 't. LaNier describes a newspaper account written in the Gazette.
Can a fictional novel be a symbolic representation of the horrors of real life society? In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout Finch is a little girl in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama who is telling her adventurous story from when she was a child. The novel takes place in the 1930’s in a town where everybody knows everybody and has deep rooted Southern values. Throughout the story, Scout, her brother Jem, and their best friend Dill grow up and deal with everything that is thrown at them. They soon have bigger problems than rude teachers or peculiar neighbors when Jem and Scout’s father, Atticus, takes a case defending a black man accused of rape.
For example, the first time Isabella and Jamie meet was because Jamie had her mom 's disgusting food for lunch, so Isabella hurt a boy to give Jamie better food to eat. To finish off, Isabella is an intelligent girl, in fact Isabella would help someone do something but weeks later she would earn something off of helping out. Those
Afterwards she heard that one man on the jury, one of the Cunninghams wanted to acquit Mister Robinson. Upon hearing this she was relieved and wanted to invite his son for dinner, but my sister forbade that. On the other hand Jem was furious and cried. He cried because of the injustice of the verdict he always had thought that people from Maycomb were the best in the world but after this trial he did not think so anymore. The decision was indeed unfair, but it seems that only children cry and think about how careless people really are.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, Jem notices Walter Cunningham, a classmate of Scout's, is extremely poor so he’s instantly nice to him. “Come on home to dinner with us Walter, he said. We’d be glad to have you”(Lee 3, 30). Walter isn’t accepted by society, but Jem still invites him to dinner even though he doesn’t
It is dependent on their life experiences and the lessons from them. This idea of maturity is greatly portrayed in the author Harper Lee’s novel To Kill A Mockingbird. The novel takes place in a small Alabama town called Maycomb during the early 1930’s when there is a lot of racial tension towards black. The story is told from both the child and adult perspective of a young girl named Jean Louise Finch or shortly Scout, about the Southern life
Some aspects of history should stay hidden. In the Southern Gothic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, it tells a story of southern culture and values through a young girl’s perspective of growing up in the 1930s in Alabama. The Southern Gothic genre is supposed to resemble the southern culture, but have a bit of a creepier element to it. Throughout this time period, Lee illustrates the struggles and hardships, as well as victories and overcoming obstacles for the people. She also writes of very realistic problems many faced in the 1930s such as money problems, discrimination, growing up, learning the truth, and judging.
The difference between first-generation immigrants and their children are significant. When Maxine invites Gogol to have dinner with her family in her house, Gogol is surprised and confused. As described, “This unexpected piece of information deflates him, confuses him. He asks if her parents will mind his coming over, if perhaps they should meet at a restaurant instead.”(p129) This proves the difference between American culture and Indian culture. As Gogol is more familiar with American culture, he feels his parents’ way of inviting people to dinner is vaguely foolish, and that leads to the fact that he prefers to spend more time with Maxine’s family rather than his own.
Very well written chapter I felt has if I was watching a movie. The entire I read this chapter I was hoping he would make it, because nobody wanted to help because he was colored. Luckily he got a job for food and he slept under the sidewalk. In chapter 4 he starts helping others and when he goes back home he sees the rise of the KKK or ku klux klan. He learns that kindness is the best education and starts passing that on thanks to the people at Hampton.
Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra are the two most influential women in Scout’s life and their personalities contrast to exhibit social prejudice. As Scout’s mother dies at childbirth, Atticus employs Calpurnia; an African American to be the family house-keeper who helps to raise Scout and Jem. Calpurnia encourages Scout to do the right thing in the footsteps of her father and teaches her to use manners and to be acceptant. Scout brings home Walter Cunningham from school for lunch, an event that defies Maycomb’s social class order, but Calpurnia encourages this rightful gesture. When Scout embarrasses Walter for pouring syrup all over his food, Calpurnia punishes Scout for the disrespectful way she treated Walter.