They both play a father figure in the novel. The 1559 religious settlement was mostly a protestant settlement, but at that time, the majority of England were Catholics. If the narration is in the third person, the narrator is merely an observer of the story's action and not a characte … r within the story. 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. The rabid dog Atticus is forced toshoot? Atticus believes that Tom deserves a fair defence, and goes out of his way to make sure that is what … he is given.
When Jem is forced to stay reading to Mrs. I would have to say Tom Robinson. Compassion and Devotion The story addresses the moral values of compassion and devotion. When Dill and Scout discover that he is not a drunk, they are amazed. I don't believe Atticus is. They don't bother us or harm us.
It has overtones of fantasy and dreamtime- like the good-guy monsters in Wizard of Oz scarecrow- etc and closer to hom … e the Lone Ranger. Tom Robinson, the black man he is defending, is seen as the mockingbird. He and Miss Maudie are close to the same age; he frequently teases her with marriage proposals, which she always declines. After it snows, they build a snowman that resembles him. When Atticus Finch, Scouts father and Tom Robinsons attorney, questions him on his accounts of what had happened on the night.
African Americans are completely disgraced against and it is terrible. 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. Why Wells did this-I cannot figure out. Tom Robinson and Boo Arthur Radley. By doing this, Judge Taylor was not giving in or supporting racism.
The story is told in first person as Scout tells the story from her point of view. Climax: The climax is the turning point in a plot. Scout innocently shames him because Scout reminds him of all the things that Atticus has done for him and for Maycomb County. X was the name he had been given when he was born because his parents marked his birth certificate with an X instead of a name. It represented all of the racism going on in the southern United States at the time. The relation between the children and Boo Radley resurfaces at the end, when it is Boo who saves them from imminent death at the hands of the vicious Bob Ewell.
Setting Setting: The time and place of the action in a story, play, or poem. Calpurnia is a mother herself and raised her son, Zeebo, to adulthood. Despite Atticus' skilled defense, the jury's racial prejudices lead them to find Tom guilty. Being four years Scout's senior, Jem is seen to have a greater understanding of - and therefore greater difficulty in navigating - the obstacles thrown their way. Atticus courageously defends Tom Robinson, accused of raping a white woman, because he knows Robinson is innocent.
On the other hand, he helps Miss Maudie by saving some of her belongings when her house is on fire. He owns and also publishes The Maycomb Tribune. She has a son named Henry and a very grandson named Francis. Dubose each day for a month. You round up a few buddies, a few dozen beers and you go and shoot the hell out of some deer and have a good laugh … about it.
As Atticus said 'The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience'. He is referred to in the first chapter of the book, being a direct ancestor of Atticus. The case is lost simply because it was still impossible despite statutory laws protecting them for a black man to attain victory over a white in the South. Robinson deserves a fair trial and Atticus provides unbiased representation, without allowing his community's prejudices and racial stereotypes to affect his defense. She doesn't like the idea of Calpurnia bringing Atticus Finch's children, Jem and Scout, with her to church and tells her so but is overruled by the other congregants.