Flashcards in english: to kill a mocking bird test Deck (56):
Where is Harper Lee from?
As a child she was a _____ and spent most of her time with her neighbor, _____.
Tomboy; Truman Capote
She was _____ the Scottsboro Trials began.
5 years old
_____ of nine black men were sentenced to death for alleged rape of two white girls, however medical evidence said otherwise. The convictions were eventually overturned in appeal. The trials became the _____ for TKM
_____ narrates the novel in first person but in the past tense
_____ allows the reader the ability to view the events through the eyes of a child and through the eyes of an adult.
Scout narrating from past tense
The Radley's are set apart by their ___________ themselves
Willingness to isolate
_____ is always to blame even after others have been proven guilty. ___ is to foreshadow the treatment of _____ later in the novel.
Boo; Tom Robinson
_____ brings to light the thoughts of acceptance of different kinds of people
_____ tells Scout that she must remember to judge people by their _____ rather than by their _____
Atticus; intentions; actions
_____ is the master of looking at things from the other person's perspective.
_____ is sad because he is leaving behind a budding friendship and the fun and fancy of childhood
_____ and accepting them as well as _____ are signs that the children are growing closer to Boo
Finding gifts in the Radley tree; rolling into the Radley's yard
____was the "malevolent phantom" and is now a real man whose behavior makes him fascinating.
_____ helps the children understand _____ as a result of his upbringing
Miss Maudie; Boo
Name three mother influences on Scout.
2. Miss Maudie
3. Aunt Alexandra
People who are forced inside like ___________ are victims of Society's influence
Boo and Tom
_____ is a rarity in numerous ways
_____ daily walks outside set him apart and tell us he's a _______
Atticus's; free thinker
The _____ and _____ in Maycomb is evident and has been around for years. _____ can not change it with one case; however, he must keep his _____ and _______ regardless.
Bigotry; racism; Atticus; integrity; do what is right
_____ alerts the neighborhood about the rabid dog and calls Atticus. _____ is a quick thinker, but is given no credit for saving the town. _____ is an unsung hero (otherwise known as a _____).
_____ is painted as a hero despite her bigotry and racism. _____ believes that the children should experience her _____ in the face of adversity.
Mrs. Dubose; Atticus; bravery
_____ believes that the _____ can learn that even though people may seem like they are no good that every person has some _____ inside them.
Atticus; children; good
_____ is important because it reminds the reader that within every community there are _____ people.
Lula's character; judgmental
_____ idea of fine folks is solely based on _____ that individual lived in Maycomb
Aunt Alexandra; the length of time
Individuals are not judged on their personal characteristics but on _____ that are forced upon their entire group.
_____ is living a life of poverty and deprivation
____ has never been given respect by anyone. This leads her to feel that Atticus is disrespecting her by calling her ________
Mayella; Miss Mayella
_____ tries to appeal to the audience for crying at the stand. She thinks she can make them feel sorry for her. She's initially reluctant to ____ but she caves under pressure and fear. Under the influence of her_____ she _____ anyway despite her knowledge of what really happened.
Mayella; accuse Tom; father's oppression; accuses Tom
_____ causes disruption because it is unbelievable that a black person could ______.
Tom's testimony; feel sorry for a white girl
_____ shows that he is slipped into adulthood.
What action said _____ was slipping into adulthood
Telling on Dill
The Finch children are once again welcomed _____ as they are seated on the front row of the balcony
By the black community
_____ is injured by the trial's verdict. _____ is astonished that people will not or can not see the _____ for what it is.
_____ response to _____ shows that even though the trial was lost he has tried to teach Maycomb about the _____ they support.
The black community; Atticus; unfairness
_____ uses the term "we" when talking about the people that are working in favor of _____. This shows that regardless the outcome that there is a sense of a cohesive group of people with a _____ vision.
Miss Maudie; Tom; communal
Atticus points out that _____ is often what keeps people from what they know is right
Atticus's reaction to _____ once again shows that he is unable to understand or except that some people are _____.
Mr. Ewell; inherently evil
The women look pretty on the outside but they don't have any _____
_____ realizes that the decision to be _____ is made by each individual and that growing up in a _____ household hinders that decision.
Scout; fair; racist
_____ loses the courage to continue to _____ in the face of dealing with another trial. He has lost faith in the _____, like _____
Tom; live; system; Jem
Boo has been a _____, then _____, and now _____.
Monster; sad hermit; potential friend
The _____ is hard for scout to deal with and further drives _____ away from the society that he once loved and respected
_____ is shown as a coward once again as he chooses to pick on those who _____
Mr. Ewell; who cannot defend themselves
Devastated by trial
Thinks that people's worth is based on how long they've lived in Maycomb
Won't except things that they cannot pay back
What is the importance of Scout narrating in the novel as an adult
It allows the reader the ability to view the events through the eyes of a child and an adult
What are three examples of progress that Atticus made from the Tom Robinson case
Cunningham takes longer to decide the verdict, Link Deas sticks up for a colored woman (Helen), Miss Maudie uses "we" when describing the people who care for Tom
The children's trip into the Radley's yard is very symbolic of…
The journey through the layers of ignorance and rumors that are forced on them by society
The concrete hole in the Radley tree is symbolic of…
The children's relationship with Boo and Jem's step into adulthood
The porch is said to be the gateway between inside and outside like it is a symbol for…
Childhood and adulthood
In chapter 15 the darkness outside the courthouse is symbolic for…
Ignorance and bigotry
The light brought out into the darkness by Atticus is symbolic of…
Atticus and the knowledge and fairness that he represents
Tom's crippled arm is a symbol of…
The disadvantages of a black man in Maycomb
The mocking bids are symbolic of...
Boo and Tom