Why Is Calpurnia A Good Mother

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In multiple ways, Calpurnia is a better mother figure than Aunt Alexandra. Calpurnia is a good mother for multiple reasons. First, the children like her. This is important because they respect her as well. If they did not like her as much, they probably would not listen as well or want to do what she asks them to. Both Scout and Jem seem to do as Calpurnia asks without complaining much. Next, Calpurnia is not strict but the children do listen to her. If a mother or mother like person cannot get their child or children to listen to them, they are probably not doing something right. On the other hand, no child likes being in a house that is strict. It is constricting and having fun is enjoyable. Calpurnia is seen as a person to listen to, but
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