Gambling Streak, or a Mean Streak, or a Funny Streak. The men make allusions to Tom being moved to the Maycomb jail the next day (Sunday because the trial will occur on Monday. Its a sad life, and Atticus makes a point of showing this to the audience, in the hopes that theyll understand that her father, a drunk, is an antagonistic force in her life. The rigidity of behavior patterns that Aunt Alexandra (and the rest of Maycomb) believe in demonstrate that individuals from white families also are subject to a certain amount of discrimination on the basis of their family's social stature. Cunningham from his group is a result of the sheer innocence of her statements, which shows how inconceivable violence is to her, and forces them to reconsider their behavior. Ewell came to get him because "some nigger'd raped his girl." He says that he found Mayella on the floor, very beaten up, and that Mayella claimed Tom Robinson had taken advantage of her and beaten her.
Short essay grade 3, Aoa student essay,
Had Atticus been less of a lawyer, the verdict wouldve been immediate. Scout realizes how lucky she is to have a family that needs her. That jury will never take the word of a black man over the word of a white one, regardless of how drunk, amoral, and ornery that white man. Atticus asks if this was the first time Tom Robinson has been invited into her house, and she jumps a little before she says that it was the first time. She gets Jem to investigate, and they discover Dill hiding under Scout's bed. When they come back the jury is still out, which is in itself a victory. Then she tries to engage him on the topic of his entailment, which she heard her father mention once, but notices that everyone is staring at her. This comes on the heels of Ewell getting and losing a job with the WPA and then attempting to break into Judge Taylors home in retribution for embarrassing him at the trial. This neatly frames the events of the subsequent chapter, in which. As a lawyer in, to Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch represents everything that someone working in the justice system should.