However, one day a rabid dog shows up in the community. Through Scout, Lee gives the reader a feel for the small Southern town of Maycomb, Alabama, which is loosely based on Lee's hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Much of this growing up idea will center around Boo Radley and Scout's interaction with this phantom individual throughout the years. Atticus knows that if he is false in his work as a lawyer, than he cannot be true to his family or friends. In Chapter 8, Maycomb receives some unexpected snowfall.
This demonstrates that the two groups, though so socially segregated, share much in common where the issue of faith is concerned. The novel opens in the summer of 1933. However, Jem steps in and invites Walter over to their house for lunch. Jem is usually calmer and quieter than Scout, but his outward calm often disguises as much hurt and anger as Scout feels and expresses. Dubose's camellia bushes, and then snaps her baton in half. The kids finish there second summer with Dill.
Each day, it seems that they stay there a little longer before the alarm sounds. Giving the camellia to Jem was also her way of showing that she understood and acknowledged his feelings about his father and the kinds of things that were being said about him for defending Tom Robinson. The novel takes place in the 1930s, a period before the Civil Rights movement and during a time when racism was still rife in America, particularly in the South. Calpurnia confirms that the dog is very sick, and consequently, very dangerous. When they pass by her house, she always has something to say to Jem and Scout, commenting on how they dress, how they are raised, and so on.
While this is happening someone puts a blanket over Scout. Atticus does this with one shot, and Miss Maudie tells the children that, in his youth, Atticus was the best shot in the county. She's setting her sights beyond the neighborhood to the metropolis of downtown Maycomb. Since Scout almost gets in a fight with a classmate Atticus teaches tolerance. Nevertheless, Boo continued to stay inside. The novel centers largely around the Finch family and, in the first chapter, they are introduced. Part of Scout and Jem's growing up consists of understanding how to manage their feelings of anger.
Chapter 11 Summary In this chapter Atticus, Jem and Scout are on their way to the business district in Maycomb where Mrs. Then, they find a ball of twine in the Radley oak tree knothole. Chapter 8 Winter arrives in Maycomb and it is unexpectedly harsh. Heroism consists of the fight itself, the struggle against fate, circumstance, or any other overpowering force. When Atticus insists they disguise it, Scout and Jem put Miss Maudie's hat on its head and her hedge trimmers in its hands.
Scout also does not get along with her cousin, Francis. In chapter two, Dill leaves and Scout prepares for school. The reasoning behind the title is explained in this chapter. When she comments on it, Calpurnia, the housekeeper, pulls her into the kitchen and scolds her for her behavior. Miss Caroline tells Scout to tell her father to stop teaching her to read. Her struggle against the clock and mortality is easily compared to Atticus's struggle to uphold his own morals despite the hopelessness of his case and the lack of support he has in town.
Dubose everyday for a month. On the way home, in a sudden fit of anger, Jem suddenly grabs Scout's baton, cuts off all the tops of Mrs. Atticus tells him one can't hold a sick old lady responsible for what she says. The reader has the advantage of a storyteller who can look back at a situation and see herself exactly as she was. Jem runs into the Radleys' yard and touches the outside of the house.
Dubose is deeply racist and clearly dislikes him, Atticus tells Jem that Mrs. After breaking the new baton in half, he drags a screaming Scout home. Atticus and the sheriff, , drive up, and the sheriff gives Atticus the gun. This year Scout is not getting along with Jack like she usually does. To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic novel set in Maycomb, Alabama during the Great Depression. Chapter 13 -Aunt Alexandra moves in with the Finch's to teach Scout how to be a girl.
Scout and Jem decide to make a snowman; however, they quickly realize there isn't enough snow to do this, even after they collect all the snow from their own yard and Miss Maudie's yard. Chapter 11 Analysis In this chapter Atticus teaches Scout an Jem about courage through Mrs. Dubose, Atticus surprises them by coming in. Atticus muses that Scout needs to learn to keep her temper under control because in the next few months, there is going to be a lot in store for the family. Their father, however, is their primary caregiver. The story is told by Scout Finch and it takes place in Maycomb, Alabama. Dubose insults the children and their father, the lesson Atticus wants them to learn is that everyone has a story, even those who show hatred.
As punishment, Jem has to go to Mrs. After all the wicked things he's thought about Mrs. One day a mean dog was infront of the Finche's home. When he leaves, he make such nasty remarks that Miss Caroline actually cries. Eventually, he convinces Jem to run up and touch the Radley home. Three fire trucks are trying to put out the flames, but they are hampered by the cold, and one of the hoses bursts. Novels that deal with the formation of a maturing character are called bildungsroman or coming-of-age stories.