The Question and Answer section for To Kill a Mockingbird is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Scout has an innate sense of equality and goodness. Her sense of innocence is combined with a scrappy sense of social justice that, in her way, reflects her father's sense of social justice. Scout is also a relatable character for the reader. Her...
She wanted them to look perfect and make a good impression. She is the one in charge of their care, thus, their appearance would reflect upon her. Jem and Scout were warmly welcomed into church except by a brief disruption by one character.
Tom Robinson can't use his left hand, "I can't use my left hand at all. I got it caught in a cotton gin when I was twelve years old. All my muscles were tore loose." Tom could not have held Mayella down and done the damage on her with one hand.