TKAM test

“Thank you for my children, Arthur.” Atticus
Secretly, Miss Finch, I’m not much of a drinker, but you see they could never, never ever understand that I live like I do because that’s the way I want to live. Dolphus Raymond
Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird. Atticus
Well, it’d be sort of like shootin’ a mockingbird, wouldn’t it? Scout
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view–until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. Atticus
….there’s just some kind of men you have to shoot before you can say hidy to ’em. Even then, they ain’t worth the bullet it takes to shoot ’em. Heck Tate
Hey, Boo Scout
Cry about the simple hell that people give other people-without even thinking. Cry about the hell white people give colored folks, without even stopping to think that they’re people too. Dolphus Raymond
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. Jem
I may not be much, Mr. Finch, but I’m still sheriff of Maycomb County and Bob Ewell fell on his knife. Heck Tate
The way that man called him ‘boy’ all the time and sneered at him… Hasn’t anybody got any business talkin’ like that-it just makes me sick. Dill
As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something, and don’t you forget it-whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash. Atticus
I tell you there are some good but misguided people in this town…Folks in this town who think they’re doing right, I mean. Mrs. Merriweather
There ain’t one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so I’m gonna join the circus and laugh my head off. Dill
I don’t know how, but they did it. They’ve done it before and they did it tonight and they’ll do it again and when they do it-seems that only children weep. Atticus
Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. Miss Maudie
Whether Maycomb knows it or not, we’re paying the highest tribute we can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It’s that simple. Miss Maudie
Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies and our lives. But neighbors give in return. We never put back into the tree what we took out of it: we had given him nothing and it made me sad. Scout
Let the dead bury the dead. Heck Tate
In the name of God, do your duty. In the name of God, believe Tom Robinson. Atticus
I felt sorry for her, she seemed to try more ‘n the rest of ’em. Tom Robinson
Miss Jean Louise, Stand up. Your father’s passin’. Reverend Sykes
He took advantage of me. An’ if you fine, fancy gentleman ain’t gonna do nothin’ about it, then you’re just a bunch of lousy, yells, stink in’ cowards… Mayella
What did the mad dog symbolize? Racism
Scout’s overalls? Tomboy, not what society wanted her to be
Tom Robinson’s death and trial? Mockingbird-innocent, but hurt anyway
Character of Stoner’s Boy in The Gray Ghost? stereotypes
Boo’s gifts to the children? Relationships,connection to the finch family
Mockingbird? innocence, nice, easy target, people who are hurt but have done nothing wrong
Setting? 1930s during Great Depression
City/State Maycomb Alabama
Point of View? First person
Narrator? Scout (Jean Louise) Finch
Events? Depression, racism
Examples of tolerance of others? Calpurnia’s church accepting Scout and Jem.Reading to Mrs. Dubose even though Scout and Jem didn’t like her
Racism/Prejudice Tom not getting a fair trialAunt Alexandra not accepting Calpurnia as a part of the Finch household.
Hypocrisy “Church people” being racist and community leaders being racist
Doing the right thing Atticus accepting the Tom Robinson caseAtticus teaching his kids good morals
Friendship Scout, Jem, DillBoo and ScoutBlacks and Finch Family
Maturity Scout, Jem, and Dill-dealt with things they didn’t like
Courage Boo, Scout, Atticus, Jem
Man’s inhumanity to man Racism of townBob Ewell/family
Religion Calpurnia’s church
Lesson Scout learns in the end Get to know people before you judge Not everyone is perfect
Dill’s aunt; next door neighbor to the Finch’s Mrs. Rachel Haverford
Neighbor to the Finch’s; kids see him pee off the porch Mr. Avery
Scout’s first grade teacher Ms. Caroline Fisher
The finch’s cook/housekeeper Calpurnia
Poor kid/bully/has cooties Burris Ewell
Atticus’ daughter; the narrator Scout
Pays Atticus in hickory nuts and other goods for legal affairs Walter Cunningham Sr.
Maycomb’s sheriff Heck Tate
Neighbor who gossips a lot Stephanie Crawford
Single dad/attorney Atticus Finch
Alexandra’s grandson; second cousin to Scout and Jem Francis
Atticus’ son Jem
Arthur’s brother; came back to live in the Radley house Nathan Radley
Poor kid; hard working; Scout beats up Walter Cunningham Jr.
Atticus’ client Tom Robinson
7-yr. old friend who visits in the summer Dill
Scout and Jem’s Uncle; married to Aunt Alexandra Uncle Jimmy
Assigns the Tom Robinson case to Atticus Judge John Taylor
Mean neighbor; addicted to morphine Mrs. Dubose
Atticus’ brother; a doctor Uncle Jack
Calpurnia’s son; garbage collector Zeebo
Atticus’ sister Aunt Alexandra
Poor; spends his welfare checks on booze Bob Ewell
Why does Scout punch Francis on Christmas Eve He called Atticus a bad name
What was Scout’s first reaction to the snow? The world was ending
Who did Scout beat up on her first day of school? Walter Cunningham Jr.
Who did Scout beat up at the beginning of Chapter 9? Why? Cecil Jacobs. He called Atticus a bad name
What is Miss. Maudie’s reaction when her house burns down? She’s happy
Who is leaving gifts for the children? Boo Radley
Why does Scout start hanging out at Miss Maudie’s more often? She made cakes and Jem/Dill were always together
What did Boo do to get confined to his home by his father? Hung out with the wrong crowd and did bad things
What important character traits are Atticus trying to teach his children? good morals, honesty, respect
Why did Nathan Radley fill the knothole with cement? He claimed that it was dying, but it was really to cut off communication between Boo and the children.
Besides being punished for his “crime”, why did Mrs. Dubose want Jem to read to her each day? To keep her company
How are the citizens of Maycomb reacting to Atticus defending Tom Robinson? They don’t agree with it.
What does the “mad dog” represent in chapter 10? Racism
What happens when the kids are running from the Radley’s house on Dill’s last night? Jem gets his pants caught.
Why doesn’t Jem want to brag about Atticus’ shooting ability? He doesn’t find a point in sharing it because Atticus hadn’t ever mentioned it.
Describe Atticus as a father: Good father, caring, loving, treats his kids well, with respect

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