To Kill a Mockingbird

in the book to kill a mockingbird why is scout upset with cecil jacobs in the school yard


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Cecil Jacobs make comments about Atticus, saying that he "defends niggers". At this point, Scout is unaware of Cecil's meaning, but she knows it's an insult to her father, which angers her. Thus, she hits him, and the two engage in a fight.


To Kill a Mockingbird