To Kill A Mockingbird-Chapter 15 Characters and Quotes

Who are the main characters in Chapter 15 Dill, Scout, Jem, Atticus, Heck Tate, “Old Sarum Bunch,” Mr. Underwood , Tom Robinson
What does Mr. Underwood do in Maycomb? The owner, editor, and printer of The Maycomb Tribune. Although he openly dislikes blacks, he defends Tom’s right to a fair trial.
Who is Heck Tate? The sheriff of Maycomb and a major witness at Tom Robinson’s trial. Heck is a decent man who tries to protect the innocent from danger.
Who are the “Old Sarum Bunch”? a lynch mob from Old Sarum coming after Tom Robinson
Who is Tom Robinson? The black field hand accused of rape. Tom is one of the novel’s “mockingbirds,” an important symbol of innocence destroyed by evil.
Atticus knows it’s more unlikely than a Lindsay Lohan presidency that Tom will be acquitted, and yet getting the truth out there is still an accomplishment—even if we’re not quite sure what it’ll accomplish. Who says “Link, that boy might go to the chair, but he’s not going till the truth’s told.” ………….. “And you know what the truth is.” (15.23) Atticus
Who said, “I walked home with Dill and returned in time to overhear Atticus saying to Aunty, “…in favor of Southern womanhood as much as anybody, but not for preserving polite fiction at the expense of human life,” a pronouncement that made me suspect they had been fussing again.” Scout
Who said, “…moving him to the county jail tomorrow,” _______ was saying. “I don’t look for any trouble, but I can’t guarantee there won’t be any…” Heck Tate, sheriff
Who said, “Nobody around here’s up to anything, it’s that Old Sarum bunch I’m worried about…can’t you get a—what is it, Heck?” Link Deas; Tom Robinson’s employer. In his willingness to look past race and praise the integrity of Tom’s character, Deas epitomizes the opposite of prejudice.
What theme is being described?Atticus risks his own life to defend his client, and in the end, the cowardly lynch mob is shamed into leaving by the equally courageous actions of Jem and Scout (and Dill), who stand by Atticus in spite of their lack of understanding of the events that are transpiring before them. Jem displays bravery by standing up to his father and refusing to leave his side; Scout shows her toughness in a moment of levity when she defends Jem, attacking the man who courage and cowardice

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