To Kill A Mockingbird Calpurnia Quotes

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In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, the character Calpurnia is a valuable member of the Finch family and is vital to their well-being. The first instance this is seen is when Calpurnia supplies Scout with some much need discipline after she had been rude to Walter Cunningham at the dinner table. Calpurnia tells Scout: “That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?” (Lee. 32) Discipline is important in a child’s life and Calpurnia recognizes this. Additionally, one of Calpurnia’s main responsibilities is to take care of the household; this job would not be completed if she was not there. After Scout had suggested firing Calpurnia, Atticus addresses this issue by telling her: “We couldn’t operate

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