What does Heck Tate say is a sin?
Finch, taking the one man who’s done you and this town a great service an’ draggin’ him with his shy ways into the limelight—to me, that’s a sin. It’s a sin and I’m not about to have it on my head. If it was any other man, it’d be different.
How does Scout recognize Boo Radley?
When Scout gets to the point in the story where Jem was picked up and carried home, she turns to the man in the corner and really looks at him for the first time. He is pale, with torn clothes and a thin, pinched face and colorless eyes. She realizes that it is Boo Radley.
Why is killing a mockingbird a sin?
In this story of innocence destroyed by evil, the ‘mockingbird’ comes to represent the idea of innocence. Thus, to kill a mockingbird is to destroy innocence.” ‘Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy…but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”
Why does Heck Tate say Bob just fell on his knife?
He tells Atticus that since Scout is only eight years old, she may have confused some things that have occurred. He holds that Ewell fell on his knife since Jem could not have stabbed him because his arm was broken and he could not possibly have tackled Ewell and killed him.
How does Bob Ewell die in To Kill a Mockingbird?
Bob Ewell fell on his knife because Boo Radley was fighting with him. so Bob died of his own knife. So he technically killed himself.
Who is Mr Tate trying to protect?
Why does Heck Tate want to protect this person who killed Bob Ewell? Heck Tate wants to protect the person who killed Bob Ewell, which is Boo Radley. Boo was defending the children because they couldn’t defend themselves, so Heck Tate doesn’t want to have Boo tried because Boo had a good intention.
What does scout say Mr Ewell died doing?
Bob Ewell dies as a result of being stabbed in the ribs with a kitchen knife. When Bob Ewell attacks Jem and Scout on their way home from the Maycomb Halloween festival, Boo Radley intervenes and ends up saving the children by fighting Bob Ewell.
What are good questions to ask about To Kill a Mockingbird?
How does it shape the story? How do you think Atticus manages his role as a single parent? What does his defense of Tom Robinson say about him as a man and about his parenting, if anything? What do you think of Aunt Alexandra?