To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide & Essays
Harper Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird during a very tense time racially in her home state of Alabama. The South was still segregated, forcing blacks to use separate facilities apart from those used by whites, in almost every aspect of society. The Civil Rights Movement began to pick up steam when…
To Kill a Mockingbird is a book written by Harper Lee. The To Kill a Mockingbird study guide contains a biography of Harper Lee, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
- To Kill a Mockingbird Summary
- About To Kill a Mockingbird
- Character List
- Glossary of Terms
- Major Themes
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 1-6
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 7-12
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 13-18
- Teaching Guide
Chapter 19/pg. 216-18
"It must have been disorderly," Atticus said. "What did it consist of?"
"Got in a fight with another man, he tried to cut me,"
"Did he succeed?"
"Yes suh, a little, not enough to hurt. You see I-" Tom moved his left shoulder.
"Yes," Atticus said. "You were both convicted?"
Yes suh, I had to serve 'cause I couldn't pay the fine. Other fellow paid his'n,"
"Were you acquainted with Miss Mayella Violet Ewell?" asked Atticus.
"Yes suh, I had to pass her place goin' to and from the field everyday,"
"I picks from Mr. Link Deas,"
"Were you picking cotton in November?"
"No suh, I works in his yard fall an' wintertime. I works pretty steady for him all year around, he's got a lot of pecan trees'n things."
Now, let's stop here. What kinds of questions is Atticus asking?