Summery Essay On To Kill A Mocking Bird

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Summery Essay on To Kill a Mocking Bird

In the second chapter, we find out that it’s the first day of school of a young girl named Jean Louise Finch, who is almost always called by her nickname, Scout, she is six years old. We soon find out that her new teacher, Miss Caroline Fisher, doesn’t know much about this county yet and so does not know how to handle the kinds, nor the situations she is put in very well.

When Miss Caroline Fisher finds out that Scout knows already how to read and right and has been taught by her father Atticus, a lawyer and only parent, she takes it very badly and tells Scout to tell her father to stop teaching her how to read.
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That’s when the Teacher wants to give him a penny so he can go and buy himself something to eat, but Walter refuses, Walter’s family is large and poor, so poor that they pay Atticus with hickory nuts, turnip greens, or other goods when they need legal help, and Walter will never be able to pay the teacher back or bring a lunch to school. When Scout attempts to explain this, Miss Caroline doesn’t understand and becomes so frustrated that she slaps Scout’s hand with a ruler. Then after in chapter 3, later on after class, Scout starts to beat up poor Walter, that’s when Jem comes over and tells Scout to stop, that’s when she explains the whole story with Miss Caroline but Jem tells her its no reason to beat Walter up, that’s when Jem trying to be friendly decides to invite Walter over, Walter hesitates a moment then decides to accept.
Soon after, once arrived home, Atticus talks to Walter about crops while Walter drowns his food in saws, that’s when Scout makes a comment on how he shouldn’t do that, straight away, Calpurnia, the house keeper, tells Scout off and gives her a lesson on how to never thing herself superior to others all the time and how Walter is her guest and do should treat him as one no matter who he is. And so after a short explanation, Calpurnia send Scout back to dinner with a smack.
The next day at school, Miss Caroline has to deal with yet another situation she doesn’t know how to deal with. Burris Ewel has a “cootie” or a tiny bug, crawls out of Burris’s hair and Miss Caroline is terrified. Once again,...

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