To Kill a Mockingbird

Why does Jem respond angrily when scout asks why Miss Gates thinks Tom's convictions was good for the negroes.? Ch. 27

Chapter 27.

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Jem is angry at the outscome of the trial and frustrated by the prejudice of Miss. Caroline's words. He needs time and space to absorb everything that has happened..... particularly the disappointment he feels in regard to the people in his community.


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