To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter 6-11 Questions And Answers

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Fahman, Andrew Eng. Honors, Futagaki 10/14/15 To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 6-11 Questions Chapter 6 The reasons Jem and Dill give for trying to peek into the Radley window on this particular night was because no one would see them at night because Atticus would be reading, and because it was easier to see in the dark inside a dark house than in the dark house during the daytime. The fact that Jem tries to keep on good terms with his father after the pants incident shows that Jem actually cares about the relationship between him and his father and wants to be on good terms with him always. It also shows that he looks up to him because he wants to be known with his father as a good kid. Chapter 7 3. When Jem finds his pants, he finds them…show more content…
When Atticus talks to Uncle Jack, he says the quote, “When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness sakes. But don’t make a production out of it. Children are children but they can spot an evasion quicker than adults.” Atticus is trying to say that when children ask you a question, you have to answer them straightforward, and not make a huge tale or elaborate story out of it which would have confused Scout even more. He says that even though they can be naive or young, they still can spot a lie quickly when they see…show more content…
According to Atticus, Mrs. Dubose had taken morphine and became an addict. She was trying to get off the morphine until she had died. Oftentimes her assistant Jessie would tell the kids that she was in need of her medicine for her condition. Atticus believed that because of her condition, he felt it was best that Jem read to her and distract her from the pain of morphine and addiction and ease her way into death. 12. The author gives an ugly description of Mrs. Dubose because it shows the readers how the effects of morphine changed her physical appearance, and also to show her cruelness and how it took a toll on her body. The description is creepy, but it also makes me feel sympathy for her even though she says cruel things to Scout and her family, I feel as if inside she doesn’t really mean it and her mind is just clouded due to her illness, and she is trying to just find an outlet to release her pain. 13. Atticus explains why he considers Mrs. Dubose to be a great lady and brave person because of her qualities. Even with her different opinions on different ideas, she still persevered and kept going despite her knowing that she might die soon and that she was doomed from the beginning. This fits in on why Atticus is defending Tom Robinson because he feels that he has his own opinions on ideas and that even if he knows he may lose the case and is doomed, he shows true courage and bravery by sticking to his client and fighting for him despite the
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