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Why did the mob go to the jail What effect did scout have on the mob?
Cunningham bends down and says to Scout, “I’ll tell him you said hey, little lady.” He then tells the mob to disperse. Scout has effectively caused the mob to quiet their anger and dispelled their violent intentions by reminding them that Atticus is a father and that Mr. Cunningham is too.
How did scout stop the mob?
Scout was able to break up the mob by talking to Mr Cunningham about his son. He realized that what he was doing was wrong. Scout didnt know what she was doing because she was too young to understand racism.
Why did the Old Sarum bunch leave?
Mr. Cunningham realizes that Atticus is in a precarious situation and sympathizes with him. Walter Cunningham then tells the Old Sarum bunch to leave and the mob disperses. Atticus’s presence alone would probably not have been enough to prevent the group from taking Tom from the jail and murdering him (the unseen Mr.
What is the purpose of the mob who does Scout recognize in the mob?
She recognizes Mr. Cunningham, the father of little Walter Cunningham, who she had over to her house for lunch one day. So, being innocent, and recognizing a face in a crowd, she starts talking to him. “Hey, Mr.
Why did the mob break up after Scout talked to Mr Cunningham?
The mob left because of the way Scout talked to Mr. Cunningham. People in mobs tend to act sort of crazy because they don’t feel like they are individuals. Each person sort of forgets he’s an individual with a conscience and loses himself in the crowd mentality.
How did Scout break up the mob in Chapter 15?
They are hidden until Atticus is told the sheriff has been led off on “a snipe hunt”: a wild goose chase in the woods. Scout breaks through the crowd. Atticus demands the children go home, but Jem stands up to him, and when a stranger grabs Jem by the collar, Scout attacks.
Who caused the mob at the jail to break up?
(Lee 210) Walter Cunningham was able to view the events through Atticus’ perspective and made the moral choice to leave. Scout is responsible for “breaking” the mob up, outside of the jail.
Why did Scout kick a man that night?
Angered at the treatment of her brother, Scout kicks a man higher than the shin at which she has aimed.
Why is Scout unable to describe who attacked her?
Why is Scout unable to describe who attacked her? Her vision and movement was impaired by the ham costume she was wearing from the pageant. How does Heck Tate explain Bob Ewell’s death? Bob Ewell fell on his knife.
Why did Scout call Jem a traitor?
When Dill runs away from home and is discovered hiding under Scout’s bed, Jem is the one who decides to do the right thing and tell Atticus. Because Jem seemed to “side” with the adults instead of with Dill and Scout, Scout labeled him a traitor.
What did Mr Heck Tate’s mob want?
Heck Tate’s mob want? They wanted to warn Atticus that they were worried something would happen with Tom Robinson being moved back to Maycomb for the trial. They wanted to be sure that Atticus and Tom Robinson were safe.
In what chapter does Scout stop the mob?
Fortunately, Walter Cunningham eventually acknowledges Scout and sympathizes with Atticus’s difficult situation. Walter then tells the mob to disperse, and no one gets hurt the night before the trial. This scene occurs in Chapter 15 of the novel.