To kill a mockingbird chapter 16-18

How does Reverend Sykes help the children see and hear the trial? Is he right to do? -He lets the kids sit in the colored section to not let the towns racism effect them.
What are the main points in Tom Robinson’s testimony? -He was arrested before-Mayella called him to come inside the fence-He was trying to be polite
What does Atticus show in his cross examination of Sheriff Tate? -That most of Mayella’s injuries were on the right side of her face
What do we learn indirectly about the home life of the Ewell family in this chapter? -Not a good life-Her dad drinks and gets angry-Her mother is dead
Why does Atticus ask Bob Ewell to write out his name? To see that he is left handed
What does the jury see when he does this? He could be responsible for hurting mayella ewell
What does the jury learn from Mayella’s testimony? -Her father may be abusing her
What things does Mayella do on the stand that show she is lying? -She can’t remember events-She changes her story
Why can’t Tom Robinson use his left arm? He was injured when he was younger in a cotton gin accident
What is one thing a good lawyer never does? Ask a question you don’t already know the answer to.
What did Atticus mean when he said it was “a sin to kill a mockingbird?” They don’t harm anything or anyone, they just make beautiful music for people to enjoy
What did Atticus mean when he said “you never understand a person until you climb into their shoes and walk around a bit?”

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