Sophi Boylan’s Reading Progress for To Kill a Mockingbird - Mar 25, 2015 12:01PM
Atticus Quickscopes a Dog From Across the Map
List of To Kill a Mockingbird characters
Harper Lee 's To Kill a Mockingbird was published in Instantly successful, widely read in high schools and middle schools in the United States, it has become a classic of modern American literature winning the Pulitzer Prize. Atticus Finch is the middle-aged father of Jem and Scout Finch. He is a lawyer and was once known as "One-shot Finch" and "the deadest shot in Maycomb County. He appears to support racial equality and was appointed to represent Tom Robinson, a black man who has been accused of raping a young white woman, Mayella Ewell.
Why does Scout quiz Atticus about his visit to the Radley house? How much does Atticus tell her? Radley passed away. She wanted to know if Atticus saw Boo Radley, but he didn't say much other than "No. He saves it because it was significant to Miss Maudie. When Atticus asks Scout about the blanket around her shoulders, what does Jem realize? Is there any reason why Jem might now do as his father says?