To Kill a Mockingbird

Briefly describe the atmosphere in town the day of the trial. What clues does Lee give the reader about the atmosphere?

Chapter 16

Asked by
Last updated by gdhah g #720348
Answers 12
Add Yours

There is quite a crowd in front of the court house. Despite the tension, there is almost a festive atmosphere.THe trial has become a focal point for Maycomb. Many of the people have come from out of town. Among the strangers the kids spot Mr. Dolphus Raymond, who's drinking out of a paper sack; Jem says that in the bag is a Coca-Cola bottle full of whiskey.

Dill asks why Mr. Raymond's sitting on the far side of the square with the African-Americans, and Jem says that he likes them better than the whites, and that he has several children by an African-American woman. Jem explains that he's from an old, respected family; he was engaged to a white woman, but she shot herself after the wedding rehearsal, perhaps because she found out about his African-American mistress; since then Mr. Raymond's been almost constantly tipsy, but is good to his “mixed” children.

there's people, buildings, trees, bushes, and other plants. There's also roads and sidewalks with cars in driveways. HUMAN NATURE: THERE'S JUST PEOPLE.

hi my name is and i will be talking about the atmosphere we have oxygen in the air

^ go away with that dumb answer

go away with that dumb name

^ gtfo bich

u spelled that wrong gdhah

you spelled you wrong honeyyy

idgaf bich

idgaf idgaf idgaf idgaf bout youuuuuuuuu tf shut up

whatch your profanity girllllllll



you spelled watch wrong bb