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1 Chapter 19 Study Questions1. Why does Atticus cite Tom’s previous document of conviction? It shows the jury that he has nothing to hide. It’s additionally much better for the defense to admit somepoint prefer that best up front to the jury, rather than having actually the prosecutor be the one to introduce that kind of perhaps damaging indevelopment about the defendant’s background.

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2 Chapter 19 Study Questions2. Explain Tom’s version of the occasions on the evening of Nov. 21.

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3 Chapter 19 Study Questions3. In that minute through Mayella, Tom is in a no-win instance. Exordinary the “subtlety of Tom’s predictament.” If he hits Mayella to acquire her to let go of him, he’ll be killed for striking a white woman. If he runs, though, it’ll look favor he’s guilty of somepoint nefarious. In that moment, he runs bereason he is scared, yet, of course, people view that as an activity of a guilty guy. Tom defines that any type of babsence man in that case would run.

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4 Chapter 19 Study Questions4. How is Mr. Link Deas heroic? He stands up and publicly declares that Tom is a good worker, an excellent man. Deas is taking a social threat in doing this, as a lot of of the white people of Maycomb had already established Tom was guilty before they’d even heard a word of testimony. Deas, though, adheres to his heart and speaks up for his employee/frifinish.

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5 Chapter 19 Study Questions5. Why was it a “mistake” for Tom to say that he felt sorry for Mayella? The white area finds it offensive that a black guy would certainly feel sorry for a white womale because it indicates that Tom thinks of himself in a position of being much better than her. It sounds uppity to the white world in the room, also though he doesn’t mean it that way.

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6 Chapter 19 Study Questions6. Miss Maudie when said that Atticus Finch is “the exact same in the courtroom as he is on the public highways.” What provides this such an awesome compliment? It implies that he’s always true to himself; he never before puts on a display or pretends to be anything various other than what he is at his core. With Atticus, you recognize exactly who you’re handling at all times. This is a rare trait, as most human being lie and also pretend to get via the day.

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7 Chapter 19 Study Questions7. Dill becomes physically sensitive at the finish of the chapter, so he and also Scout leave to get some fresh air. Is Dill too sensitive? What’s the author’s message in having Dill become ill? Dill is not as well sensitive. Everyone have to be sickened by the injustice being offered to Tom in the courtroom. It’s outrageous that the baseless charges have also come to trial. The writer has previously told us that kids are better able to view the world as it really is, given that they aren’t colored by their biases yet.


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Dill has an unfiltered view of appropriate and wrong; the therapy Tom is dealing with is just plain wrong.

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