Calpurnia led the kids through church yard where a crowd of black people parted ways to let the Finches and Cal through. She ran to Jem telling him what has happened. Scout is angry at him for not taking her side and fights him. Dubose had been having the kids there longer and longer, though it would still be under the time limit of 2 hours. His punishment finally ends, and Mrs. Dubose, and he announced that she wanted him to read for him every afternoon after school and Saturdays for two hours, and Atticus said he had to do it.
Before they both drifted to sleep, Scout asked Dill why Boo Radley has never run off. With this, Atticus said it was alright, but Dill did not want to go back, but Atticus was chill about it and told him to take a shower. Chapter 13 Aunt Alexandra notifies them that she has come to stay with them. This calls to mind the encounter with Burris Ewell earlier in the novel and his rude treatment of Miss Caroline. Six years of subsequent trials saw most of these convictions repealed and all but one of the men freed or paroled. Jem- Brother of Scout Finch, he is very protective of Scout and he is her best friend. The defendants, who were nearly lynched before being brought to court, were not provided with the services of a lawyer until the first day of trial.
She has a crush on her summer neighbor, Dill. Jem is in his adolescence and his ideals are shaken badly by the evil injustice he perceives during the trial of Tom Robinson. E Church right outside of town summary This chapter isn't the brightest. He is the oldest son of Atticus. Scout has never seen anything like their church before, and marvels at how the Church doesn't even have hymns. They are worried that a group of people intent on lynching Tom Robinson may intercept his transfer. He forces the church to donate money to help the Robinson family Church Members- These black folk accept the Finch children into their church and seem friendly.
Walter Cunningham- A poor farmer and part of the mob that seeks to lynch Tom, displays his human goodness when Scout's politeness compels him to disperse the men at the jail. So Jem has been staying away from Scout lately, probably because of the changes hes been going through. Dill begs Atticus not to tell his Aunt Rachel. Calpurnia is in charge of the two kids while Atticus is away. Dubose is an old lady who lives on the way to Maycomb's business district.
As the people were leaving, Mr. Whenever men got together, it was only because of either death or politics. Jem and Scout then find out that their father will be out of town for the next two weeks for a special case. She mentions his entailment, leaving him and the rest of the crowd speechless. Why was Aunt Alexandra furious? Atticus refuses, and Scout suddenly comes racing out of her hiding place next door, only to realize that this group of men differs from the group that came to their house the previous night. The men were aiming for Tom Robinson, possible to kill him. He has been unhappy with his life and the lack of attention his parents have been giving him, so he took himself on the train to Maycomb.
Dubose summary Scout is in second grade and wants to explore more of the town. This infuriates Jem, but Atticus tells him not to get upset. Atticus opens a box with a piece of her shrub in it. Jeremy Finch Jem - He is 12 years old. Several days after Dill's appearance, a group of men shows up at Atticus' house-including the sheriff- with news that Tom Robinson is being transferred to another jail. He is punished for this by Atticus, who makes Jem go to Mrs.
He descended from an old local family. Dubose had Jessie fix Jem up a box, and inside it was a camellia flower. Aunt Alexandra- She is the sister of Atticus, she lives at Finch Landing, and is very concered about Scout's feminine side. Scout realizes Tom Robinson is her fathers client and asks Calpurnia what he's done. One of the men tells Atticus that he needs to make his children leave, and he obviously means this as a threat.
They pass her house and she screams at Jem and Scout about their father defending Tom Robinson. He is the city attorney. Underwood respects Atticus and proves his ally Heck Tate- The sheriff of Maycomb and a major witness at Tom Robinson's trial. Atticus- He is the father of Jem and Scout. Also, she was worried about Scout and her feminine insticts.
Here, the reader gets its first look at the black community in Maycomb. After this, they hear a voice nearby and Mr. Lee studied first at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama 1944-45 , and then pursued a law degree at the University of Alabama 1945-49 , spending one year abroad at Oxford University, England. Each day, Jem reads longer than he did the day before. Aunt Alexandra- Atticus' sister, a strong-willed woman with a fierce devotion to her family Mr. One day her cantankerousness becomes too much for Jem, though, because she is shouting cruel things about Atticus and his defense of Tom Robinson.