- 1 What did Aunt Alexandra give Scout to wear after the attack?
- 2 What did Scout learn from Aunt Alexandra that day?
- 3 What did Alexandra teach Scout?
- 4 What does Aunt Alexandra make Scout attend in Chapter 24?
- 5 Who really did stab Ewell?
- 6 How does Aunt Alexandra criticize Scout?
- 7 Why does Aunt Alexandra not allow Calpurnia’s home?
- 8 Why does Scout cry when they talk to Atticus?
- 9 How does Scout feel toward Aunt Alexandra at the end of Chapter 24?
- 10 Is Aunt Alexandra Atticus sister?
- 11 Is Aunt Alexandra older than Atticus?
- 12 How does Aunt Alexandra change Scout?
- 13 Why does Scout not like Dill and Jem?
- 14 Why do Aunt Alexandra and Scout pretend that nothing is wrong when they return to the ladies?
- 15 Why does Scout say she can be a lady like Aunt Alexandra?
What did Aunt Alexandra give Scout to wear after the attack?
What does Aunt Alexandra bring Scout to change into and why is this significant? (264) Aunt Alexandra brings Scout her overalls, of which she had always disapproved.
What did Scout learn from Aunt Alexandra that day?
One thing that Scout learns from Aunt Alexandra throughout the course of the meeting in Chapter 24 is that this culture of Maycomb’s female socialites is marked with codes and certain ways of “being a lady.” More importantly for Scout, she learns that many of these ladies are hypocrites.
What did Alexandra teach Scout?
Scout is intimidated by her aunt and compares to her Mount Everest. Aunt Alexandra represents old southern womanhood: She teaches Scout the ways that a true “lady” is expected to behave, including dress, manners, and social expectations.
What does Aunt Alexandra make Scout attend in Chapter 24?
Summary and Analysis Part 2: Chapters 24 -26. Aunt Alexandra invites Scout to attend her Missionary Society meeting. The women, with the exception of Miss Maudie, gently corner Scout with their questions, taking great delight in her responses.
Who really did stab Ewell?
Bob Ewell was a terrible person trying to attack children. Who really stabbed Bob Ewell, and why does Heck decide to cover it up? He determined that Boo Radley killed Mr. Ewell.
How does Aunt Alexandra criticize Scout?
Aunt Alexandra strongly disapproves of Scout’s tomboy ways, which hurts Scout’s feelings. She is comforted, though, because her father does not share Alexandra’s disapproval. Atticus tells Scout to “go on about [her] business.” He accepts her as she is and sees no reason for her to become someone she isn’t.
Why does Aunt Alexandra not allow Calpurnia’s home?
Alexandra does not want Scout to visit Cal’s neighborhood because she is prejudiced regarding African Americans. Alexandra also believes Cal is a bad influence on Scout and feels the Finch family should distance itself from the African American community in the wake of the Tom Robinson trial.
Why does Scout cry when they talk to Atticus?
Explain why Scout cries. Scout begins crying, because she is confused. She also feels that Aunt Alexandra changed the way Atticus speaks to her and Jem. Atticus says to forget their conversation and ignore what he said previously.
How does Scout feel toward Aunt Alexandra at the end of Chapter 24?
Scout also feels suffocated by her aunt’s attentions. Yet in this chapter it becomes clear that Alexandra really does care about her brother. She is not as bigoted as we once thought. Apparently Alexandra has the capacity for change, and for empathy.
Is Aunt Alexandra Atticus sister?
Alexandra Hancock (née Finch) is Atticus’ and Jack’s sister, married to James “Uncle Jimmy” Hancock. She has a son named Henry and a very spoiled grandson named Francis. Aunt Alexandra decides to leave her husband at the Finch family homestead, Finch’s Landing to come to stay with the Atticus.
Is Aunt Alexandra older than Atticus?
Lesson Summary Aunt Alexandra is the formidable sister of Atticus Finch. As the Finch family matriarch, Aunt Alexandra believes it’s her responsibility to see to the appropriate upbringing of her tomboy niece.
How does Aunt Alexandra change Scout?
Aunt Alexandra is determined for Scout to act like a “lady,” by wearing dresses and playing with “girl” toys. Scout has a tomboy personality and is determined to rebel against Alexandra’s expectations. Yet, in chapter 24 Scout does attempt to please Alexandra by attending her missionary circle.
Why does Scout not like Dill and Jem?
Why is Scout not allowed to go with Dill and Jem? Scout cannot go with the boys since they are swimming naked. She says Scout might want to be a lawyer since she has “already commenced going to court.” What does Scout say she wants to be when she grows up? Scout says she wants to grow up to be a lady.
Why do Aunt Alexandra and Scout pretend that nothing is wrong when they return to the ladies?
Why do Aunt Alexandra and Scout pretend that nothing is wrong when they return to the ladies? Aunt Alexandra and Scout pretend nothing happened when they go back to the ladies because they don’t want the ladies to know so they don’t gossip about it.
Why does Scout say she can be a lady like Aunt Alexandra?
Even though Aunt Alexandra has anger toward some of the women who are her guests, she serves them graciously and doesn’t repay their selfishness with unkindness. Scout sees this and follows her aunt’s example. The quote shows that Scout understands that a lady treats others graciously, even when they don’t deserve it.