Chapters 22-25 To Kill A Mockingbird

Why did Jem cry? Because it wasn’t fair that tom should be convicted of something he didn’t do. The Jury knew he didn’t do it but was still guilty and was going to die.
What was “’round the back steps” when Calpurnia came in on Monday morning? Food given by members of the black community to thank Atticus
What was the significance of Maudie’s two little cakes and one large one? Showed that Jem was going up
Describe Bob Ewell’s meeting with Atticus at the post office. Spat in Atticus’ face / said that he would kill him. Atticus wiped his face and walked away. Bob Ewell asked atticus if he was to scared to fight, and atticus said “No, to Old”.
What is Atticus’ reaction to Ewell’s threats? Atticus let it go because he knew that he needed to just blow it off.
Alexandra doesn’t want Scout playing with Walter Cunningham. Why not? According to Aunt Alexandra they are “Trash”.
Jem said. “I think I’m beginning to understand why Boo Radley’s stayed shut up in the house all this time . . . it’s because he wants to stay inside.” Why does he say that? He is having a hard time dealing with the confusion of life, thinks boo radley is trying to avoid that.
Mrs. Merriweather of the missionary circle complains about her cooks and field hands. What does that tell us about her? Didn’t believe that they are real people / didn’t think they have a right to complain / she is racist
What happened to Tom Robinson? Tom is crazy, tried to run away, was shot seventeen times and killed
What more do we learn about Alexandra after Atticus and Calpurnia leave? Cares about her brother, very quite
What did Mr. Underwood’s editorial say? A sin to kill cripples, be they standing, sitting, or escaping. He likened Tom’s death to the senseless slaughter of songbirds by hunters and children.
Obscure Inconspicuous; undistinguished; not well-known
pursuits Activities; hobbies
improbable not likely
inevitable unavoidable; bound to happen
apprehension fearful feeling; dread
sustain to keep in existence; maintain; prolong
hypocrites people who say they believe one thing but actually believe in the opposite

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