The second is when he said to fight with your head not your fists 76. Like the black man or Mr. Main Idea Main Idea: The most important or central thought of a novel. Atticus, a white, well-respected lawyer and also a family man, lives in this town and is used in the novel as an alternative to racial prejudice. The leading causes of segregation in the South were the Jim Crow Laws, which separated blacks and whites.
She is thrilled to pass on gossip to the kids about Boo Radley. The Protagonist and Antagonist Protagonist: The main character in the story that sets the plot in motion. However, she explains the full story and charitably persuades her uncle not to punish Francis about it, but to let Atticus think they had been fighting about something else although Atticus later discovers the truth. It represented all of the racism going on in the southern United States at the time. She is portrayed by in the film adaption of To Kill a Mockingbird.
He was asked repeated times what his name was until he signed it. All they do is sing their songs. When Atticus tells Scout not to use a certainword. Boo Radley is a ghost who haunts the book yet manifests himself at just the right moments in just the right way. Only when Scout talks to him about his son and how much he owes to Atticus does he reconsider and call off the mob. When Jem gets older, and doesn't want to be bothered by Scout, Miss Maudie keeps her from getting angry.
Maycomb, despite its civic importance as the county seat, is a small and stagnant town. She is not prejudiced, though she talks caustically to Miss Stephanie Crawford, unlike many of her Southern neighbors, and teaches Scout important lessons about racism and human nature. However importantly he shows how prejudice is passed on from parent to child. He is indifferent to what others have to say or think about his actions, and he is steadfast in his beliefs of equality and liberty. The well-kept red geraniums at the edge ofthe Ewell property represented her desire to express to passersbythat she was not what people thought she was, just as Boo's giftsin the tree at the edge of his property served to tell Jem andScout that he wasn't what people said he was.
Because of the judge's sympathies for Tom, Bob Ewell breaks into the judge's house while the judge's wife is at church. In the case of Boo Radley, he is not accepted by the town of Maycomb, but in the end turns out to be innocent at the end where he helps Scout and Jem to fight Bob Ewell. He is portrayed in the film by Paul Fix. He also tends to take jokes too far. It was then turned into a classic movie. Reverend Sykes forces the congregation to donate 10 dollars for Tom Robinson's family since at the time, Tom's wife, Helen, was having trouble finding work. He is not racist and accepting.
Cunningham, about inviting his son, Walter, over for dinner. They were originally from Clanton, Alabama; and are rumored to be Republicans. He and Atticus are not rivals and talk to each other during recesses during the case. Evidence from the trial suggests that he caught his daughter kissing Tom, proceeded to beat her, and then encouraged her to claim Tom raped her. The falling action in the story is when Tom Robison gets shot in jail and Boo Radley saves Jem and Scout. He presides over the Tom Robinson trial showing great distaste for the Ewells and great respect for Atticus. There are many characters which could be considered mockingbirds, but with this definition maybe you can find them yourself.
After sitting and talking with Scout briefly, Boo retreats into his house, and Scout never sees him again. She is highly regarded by Atticus. A protagonist is the main character who has to overcome a conflict in the story. Ain't no snot-nosed slut of a schoolteacher ever born c'n make me do nothin'! As a teen, Boo experienced trouble with the law and for his consequences his father imprisoned him in his own house. He is very protective and caring.
Although she is by no means an omniscient narrator, she has matured considerably over the intervening years and often implicitly and humorously comments on the naïveté she displayed in her thoughts and actions as a young girl. An example of this can be found in the novel, where four African Americans give up their front row seats at the Tom Robinson trial to Jem, Scout, and Dill Lee 164. For instance, Jem claims that one night he urinated from his front porch in an impressive arc. He appears only twice, once at the beginning of the story when he has to pay off the debt to Atticus Walter Cunningham Sr. In the story, the Mockingbird is a symbol that represents innocence.
Mayella is played by in the film. Atticus courageously defends Tom Robinson, accused of raping a white woman, because he knows Robinson is innocent. When Jem was being disrespectful to Mrs. Scout innocently shames him because Scout reminds him of all the things that Atticus has done for him and for Maycomb County. Scout experiences that hatred and biased will sully her knowledge of human goodness. While the anti-Tom Maycomb is the dominant one, the tiny pro-Tom faction refuses to be erased from the town community. It is as if themockingbird represents innocence and killing it represents theevils of the world.