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quote that defend that Calpurnia is humble, loving, devoted?

 

emma r #222867
Jan 09, 2012 8:10 PM

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quote that defend that Calpurnia is humble, loving, devoted?

in what sences does she show all these things whilee she says
p.s dont forget to add page number

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Aslan
Jan 09, 2012 8:16 PM

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Calpurnia shows her love to Scout in many places. Her love is often "tough love" but, on occasion, the gentler side of her shows,

"Calpurnia bent down and kissed me. I ran along, wondering what had come over her. She had wanted to make up with me, that was it. She had always been too hard on me, she had at last seen the error of her fractious ways, she was sorry and too stubborn to say so."(3.75)

Cal is also fiercely protective of the Finch children like when she takes them to her black church and Lula questions her about bringing white children.
 

Aslan
Jan 09, 2012 8:21 PM

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Here is some of the discourse between them at the church,


When Calpurnia, Scout and Jem arrive at the church, Lula asks Calpurnia, "What you up to, Miss Cal?" Calpurnia replies, "What you want, Lula?" The brief conversation between Calpurnia and Lula which follows contains the quote for which you are searching. I have provided the exchange between Calpurnia and Lula so that you may select the quote by Lula that best serves your need.

__[Lula] "I wants to know why you bringin‘ white chillun to ni_ ger church.”
__[Calpurnia] "They’s my comp’ny..."
__[Lula] "Yeah, an‘ I reckon you’s comp’ny at the Finch house durin’ the week."

Lula comes up the pathway toward Calpurnia, Scout and Jem.

__[Calpurnia] "Stop right there, ni_ ger."
__[Lula] "You ain’t got no business bringin‘ white chillun here—they got their church, we got our’n. It is our church, ain’t it, Miss Cal?"
__[Calpurnia] "It’s the same God, ain’t it?"

Chapter 7 pg. 119

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