Towards the end of the book, Atticus and Officer Tate decide not to credit Boo with saving the children because they feel that dragging Boo from his life of solitude into the limelight of being a local hero would be akin to killing a mockingbird. A client of Atticus Finch, a farmer, and part of the mob that threatened to hang Tom Robinson. He hints that black people are not as good as white people while talking about Hitler during current events. At the beginning of the story Scout describes how important it is to have a good family history. He is well known to Scout and Jem.
They are a very poor family and we learn about the Cunninghams through mainly Walter Cunnigham. When Scout recognized him and began to talk to him on apersonal level, he was convinced to lead the Old Sarum mob backhome without hurting anyone. She lets Miss Maudie live with her when Miss Maudie's house burns down, supposedly in order to steal Miss Maudie's Lane cake recipe. At the end of the book, the Atticus and Heck argue over whether Jem or Boo Radley should be held responsible for the death of Bob Ewell. When Scout enters school, we meet Walter Cunningham, the son of a poor but proud family of farmers. Walter Cunningham is one of the family of Cunningham in the Maycomb County.
They never took anything off of anybody, they get along on what they have. When Jem is forced to stay reading to Mrs. To Kill a Mockingbird is a pleasurable read for people of… 1000 Words 4 Pages own. Dubose was the bravest person he ever knew, and she was trying to teach Jem the importance of bravery and true courage to endure anything when the situation is hopeless, as in her morphine addiction. Walter is invited over to the Finches' house once, after engaging in a fight with Scout, where he covers up all of his dinner with molasses, much to Scout's vocal dismay. She is an example of how one person's actions can have an effect on a lot of people and she elucidates the hardships that surround the Tom Robinson case.
Family groups were also seen to be important. 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. The term mockingbird is used as a metaphor for people who are innocent, well meaning, kind, and noble. At the top of this pyramid rests Atticus, a comparatively wealthy man whose moral standing is beyond reproach. It represents innocence, like that of Tom Robinson 's. Although the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird are fictional, the struggles that they face are very real, and it is clear that for many in society the search for equality is elusive.
That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear? This is evident when Atticus tells of how Tom tried to escape from prison by climbing the fence, but was shot seventeen times by the guards who were standing by. He gets along well with Jem, but often spars with Scout. He defended Tom because he was appointed the case. Radley had originally thought that keeping Arthur in their house would prevent their family from becoming social outcasts and being gossiped about, he was unfortunately mistaken. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature.
Calpurnia is a member of the First Purchase M. In Maycomb, firstly there is discrimination between rich and poor white people, who do not often interact with each other. Ain't no snot-nosed slut of a schoolteacher ever born c'n make me do nothin'! Walter agrees and the three of them make their way home. Around the middle of the book, Aunt Alexandra decides to leave her husband at Finch's Landing, the Finch family homestead to come stay with the Finches. Cunningham drops off wood and Atticus says that is his way of paying people back.
Heck eventually persuades Atticus to accept the theory that Ewell accidentally fell on his own knife, thus saving the harmless, reclusive Boo from the public exposure of a criminal trial. They come first day every year and then leave. She illustrates a theme of the intolerance of prejudice and the quick judgments of others. Walter Cunningham was in Scout's first g … rade class on Chapter 2 or probably chapter 3. For example, Walter refused to take a quarter from Miss Caroline because he could return it back to her. The Ewells belong to the lowest of the classes as they not only are ignorant and poor, but skip school and remain ignorant and poor.
Although he was a good shot, he does not like to mention the fact as he does not like the thought of having an advantage over people. Avery can also be seen in the story pushing a mattress out of a window when Miss Maudie's house catches fire. Her family name, in the legends of Maycomb County, is synonymous with jackass. His morals went beyond what anyone else thought, he knew what was right and he did it. Boo has lived as a prisoner in his own home after getting into trouble as a teen; when he was in his thirties he stabbed his father in the leg with a pair of scissors.
For example, Atticus helps wi … th some minor law issues, and Atticus found chopped wood and potatos from the Cunninghams as payment. They never ask for anything they can't repay. Burris also scared his teacher Caroline Fisher. Or maybe you call someone a terrorist just because they are middle eastern. She eventually gets so desperate that she attempts to seduce a black man, Tom Robinson, by saving up nickels to send her siblings to go get ice cream so that Mayella can be alone with Tom. Although she is central to this event, she does not fully understand its ramifications. He was asked repeated times what his name was until he signed it.