Table of Contents
- 1 Who is witness 3 in To Kill a Mockingbird?
- 2 What does Atticus’s famous quote mean?
- 3 Who is Mr Avery in To Kill a Mockingbird?
- 4 Can you ever fully understand another person’s point of view?
- 5 Where did Atticus take Jem and scout in to kill a Mockingbird?
- 6 How does Atticus treat Mayella in to kill a Mockingbird?
Who is witness 3 in To Kill a Mockingbird?
Both Mayella (the plaintiff) and Tom (the defendant) take the stand as witnesses in order to state their own testimonies. Sheriff Heck Tate also testifies as a witness to Mayella’s injuries; his testimony introduces potential errors in Mayella’s accusations.
What does Atticus’s famous quote mean?
He has to make the choice to do what he thinks is right. Atticus is telling Scout this so that she will learn a life lesson. It is a person’s responsibility to stand up for what he or she believes in. You need to stand by your choice, if you think it is right, even if it is not the most popular choice.
How many witnesses does Atticus?
The prosecution rests, and Atticus calls only one witness—Tom Robinson.
How does Atticus treat the witnesses?
Atticus is always polite to the witnesses, despite how he may be treated by the witnesses, but Mr. Gilmer does not treat Tom Robinson with courtesy when he testifies truthfully. When, for instance, Tom testifies, Mr. Gilmer tries to twist Tom’s meanings.
Who is Mr Avery in To Kill a Mockingbird?
Avery is an overweight neighbor who lives across the street from Mrs. Dubose’s house. He is a colorful character who is best known for whittling and peeing off of his front porch at night. At the beginning of Chapter 6, Scout tells the story about how they were leaving Miss Rachel’s one night and witnessed Mr.
Can you ever fully understand another person’s point of view?
Atticus tells Scout that 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.” Explain why it is necessary to see things from another person’s point of view.
Why does mayella think Atticus is mocking her?
Mayella Ewell believes that Atticus is “sassing” her when he calls her “ma’am” and “Miss Mayella.” Mayella tells Judge Taylor that Atticus is mocking her when he has actually addressed her in terms of politeness. The judge informs Mayella that Mr. Finch is not making fun of her.
What did Atticus tell the police about Tom Robinson?
Most clearly, Ms. Ewell’s answers broke from the testimony she gave to the police on multiple occasions, most notably when she claimed a short time ago that she did not “recollect if he hit me” (TKM).
Where did Atticus take Jem and scout in to kill a Mockingbird?
Atticus had once taken Scout and Jem out to the dump to discard their Christmas tree, and Scout noticed that the black people’s houses were modest but neat and appeared to be clean with aromatic smells rising from their kitchens — quite a contrast to the Ewells’ surroundings.
How does Atticus treat Mayella in to kill a Mockingbird?
Even though Atticus believes that she’s lying, he treats her with courtesy and respect; Mayella thinks that he’s making fun of her. Her testimony soon proves that Mayella is unused to gentility and common courtesy.