Miss maudie and calpurnia relationship with scout

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miss maudie and calpurnia relationship with scout

How does Scout and Calpurnia's relationship change during the first year of school? Scout tries to What does Scout learn about her father from Miss Maudie?. Get an answer for 'Describe the relationship between Scout and Miss Maudie Atkinson.' and find homework help for other To Kill a Mockingbird questions at. Scout started to feel bad for Boo. When Scout was cold after Miss Maudie's house fire, Boo draped a blanket over Scout without her noticing.

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Their differences are noticeable, and therein lies the foundation for all trouble which emerges later on in the novel. Outwardly, the community is divided into two sections: The blacks are simple, honest, hardworking folk, eking out a living by simple labor on the fields.

They are god fearing and attend church regularly. Being uneducated, they repeat the hymns sung in the church, by rote. Though poor they have a sense of self-respect and pride and would never take anything from another without paying back in kind. Though Jem and Scout are white, they are treated with deference and respect when they visit their black church.

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The white community is divided into two sections. One includes most of the citizens of the county, who are simple, yet well bred. They work hard, keep their houses clean and attend church regularly. Stephanie Crawford, with all her well-bred insolence, cannot help making snide comments at Atticus and his children.

miss maudie and calpurnia relationship with scout

There is an air of suppressed hypocrisy among many of these white citizens. The Ewells are a part of this segment. These people, though white are worse off than the blacks. He is a doctor living in the Boston area, but occasionally enters the events of the novel. Scout looks up to Uncle Jack and considers him to be much livelier than her own father.

She and Scout frequently butt heads. She acts as a surrogate mother figure to Scout and Jem, whose own mother died when Scout was two and Jem was six.

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Scout and Calpurnia tend to argue a lot, but at the heart of their relationship is a strong bond. The Residents of Maycomb Scout and Jem are surrounded by friends and family in Maycomb; as Scout tells us in the first chapter, "Atticus was related by blood or marriage to nearly every family in the town.

miss maudie and calpurnia relationship with scout

They consider her to be a good friend of the family, and she guides them through many of their life questions. Dubose was plain hell," according to Scout chapter 1. She is a mean old widow, but she fights a secret and courageous battle against a morphine addiction.

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Though, Scout seems to be very outspoken, and doesn't always make sure she has a filter. She occasionally says things that could offend another, and Calpurnia would never allow things to be said without a filter.

So when Scout does say something offensive, it's very obvious by the way Calpurnia reacts that she in fact shows to be opposite of this trait of Scout's. We can see this come out in one instance when Walter Cunningham comes over for lunch, and Scout questions the fact that he pours syrup all over his meal.

miss maudie and calpurnia relationship with scout

The novel says, "Walter lured Syrup on his vegetables and meat with a generous hand. He would probably have poured it into his milk glass if had not I asked what the Sam Hill he was doing.

The silver saucer clattered when he returned the pitcher, and he quickly put his hands in his lap. Then he ducked his head.

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Atticus shook his head at me again. That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, ya hear? He's just a Cunningham. Don't matter who they are, anybody sets foot in this house's yo' comp'ny, and don't you let me catch you remarkin' on their ways like you was so high and mighty! Posted by Anonymous at.