Chapter 13 & 14 TKAM
answered by Ashley
Why does Aunt Alexandra come to visit? How does Scout feel about her arrival?
What is Aunt Alexandra’s major theory concerning human behavior? How does Jem point out the irrationality of it?
Scout states that there is a “caste system” in Maycomb. How does she explain the system?
When Atticus comes into Jem’s room before bedtime to speak with the children, what information does he relay to them from Aunt Alexandra? Do you think he believes what Aunt Alexandra has made him say?
What makes Scout cry while Atticus is talking with her and Jem?
How do the last few paragraphs indicate that Atticus was merely following Aunt Alexandra’s orders and that he feels bad about doing so?
How is the trial affecting the children’s weekly visits to town? What are people saying?
How does Atticus explain rape to Scout?
As Scout eavesdrops on Atticus and Aunt Alexandra, she says, “I felt the starched walls of a pink cotton penitentiary closing in on me....” What does Scout mean by this comment? What literary term is demonstrated here?
What does Alexandra want Atticus to do to Calpurnia? What is his response?
What does Jem tell Scout she should do when dealing with Aunt Alexandra? How does Scout react to his suggestion?
She all like, "You telling me what to do!" She gets mad at his superior authority and eventually after some back and forth bickering they get into a fight.
Scout thinks there may be a snake under her bed. What is actually under her bed?
What does Jem do that shocks Dill and Scout? How does he explain this? How does it establish his maturity?
He says that Dill better let his mother know he's okay and in Maycomb.
It shows that he an honest older child who won't keep people in his house without his father knowing.