- 1 What is the theme What is Scout’s costume?
- 2 Why is it important that scout is wearing her Halloween costume?
- 3 What is Scout’s costume and what are it’s biggest drawbacks or discomforts?
- 4 Why is scout feeling bad under her costume?
- 5 What is uncomfortable about Scout’s costume?
- 6 Who did Atticus kill Bob Ewell?
- 7 Does Boo Radley kill Bob Ewell?
- 8 Why can JEM see Scout in dark?
- 9 What is hiding under Scout’s bed?
- 10 What has happened to Jem?
- 11 How does JEM break arm?
- 12 What is Scout’s costume and its chief drawbacks?
- 13 Who does scout think the stranger in the corner is 27 28?
- 14 Did scout fall asleep during the pageant?
- 15 Why does scout ask repeatedly if Jem died?
What is the theme What is Scout’s costume?
Scout’s costume was a ham. It was made of chicken wire and brown cloth. She was to enter when Mrs. Merriweather said “pork.”
Why is it important that scout is wearing her Halloween costume?
Scout is so embarrassed that she waits until everyone is out of the building before emerging from the wings to walk home with Jem. Keeping the ham costume on helps Scout conceal her shame until she can get home and forget about missing her cue.
What is Scout’s costume and what are it’s biggest drawbacks or discomforts?
Scout is upset after the Halloween pageant because she messed up her performance! She was dressed as pork during the pageant, and her costume is nice and snug. Scout only has one job – to walk on the stage when Miss Merriweather calls her name, but when she’s backstage, she falls asleep.
Why is scout feeling bad under her costume?
Merriweather is not amused. She takes Scout backstage and tells her that she ruined the pageant, causing Scout to feel awful. He says she did all right, “just came in a little late, that was all.” Scout thinks, “Jem was becoming almost as good as Atticus at making you feel right when things went wrong.”
What is uncomfortable about Scout’s costume?
Jem told Scout she looked like “a ham with legs” in her costume. The costume restricted Scout’s movements and interfered with her vision, but it also saved her life when Bob Ewell attacked her (and Jem) while they were walking home after the school program.
Who did Atticus kill Bob Ewell?
Atticus is convinced that it was Jem who killed Bob Ewell during Bob’s retaliatory attack upon the children. In Chapter 30 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Sheriff Tate, Atticus, Scout, and Boo Radley sit on the porch while, in the bedroom, Dr. Reynolds sets Jem’s broken arm.
Does Boo Radley kill Bob Ewell?
The novel ends after Bob Ewell attacks Scout and Jem, and Boo Radley rescues them, killing Bob in the process.
Why can JEM see Scout in dark?
Scout wants to wear her costume because she can hide her mortification under it. Jem can see Scout because the fat streaks in the costume are painted with shiny paint.
What is hiding under Scout’s bed?
Scout discovers something under her bed. She calls Jem in and they discover Dill hiding there. Dill has run away from home because his mother and new father did not pay enough attention to him. Dill eats, then gets into Jem’s bed to sleep, but soon climbs over to Scout’s bed to talk things over.
What has happened to Jem?
Explain the details of what happened to Jem and Scout. They were being followed on their way home from the pageant and were attacked by Bob Ewell. In the attack, Bob Ewell broke Jem’s arm. Bob Radley heard the attack and came out and saved Jem and Scout.
How does JEM break arm?
How did Jem break his arm? In the first sentence of the novel, Scout says that Jem broke his arm. At the end of the novel Bob Ewell, who has suffered as a result of Atticus’s defense of Tom Robinson, attacks Jem and Scout on their way home from the Halloween pageant. Jem breaks his arm in the struggle.
What is Scout’s costume and its chief drawbacks?
What are its chief drawbacks? Scout’s costume was a ham. It was hot, tight, and heavy. What does Aunt Alexandrea mean when she says, “Somebody just walked over my grave”?
Who does scout think the stranger in the corner is 27 28?
Scout does not initially recognize that Arthur “Boo” Radley is the quiet man in the corner of the room who saved them and brought Jem into the house. In chapter 29, Scout describes the incident to Sheriff Tate and finally recognizes that Boo Radley is the man standing in the corner of Jem’s room.
Did scout fall asleep during the pageant?
While backstage, Scout falls asleep in her costume, so she misses her cue to come on stage and arrives late. Scout is so ashamed that she refuses to leave the pageant until almost everyone has gone. Jem and Scout walk home alone, and they begin to hear noises. They think it is their friend, Cecil, trying to scare them.
Why does scout ask repeatedly if Jem died?
After I confirmed that Dill and Francis bore different surnames, he explained his rationale for asking the question: if Jem is dead, the Finch name is Scout’s to preserve.