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How well does Miss Caroline understand the people of Maycomb?
She does not understand the people of the town, their backgrounds, or their culture. She is also new to teaching. She believes that the classroom and her instruction should progress in a deliberate manner.
How can Miss Caroline be characterized?
Miss Caroline is portrayed as an attractive, young woman. She is an inexperienced teacher and struggles to maintain control of her students. Miss Caroline is also portrayed as naive and rigid for criticizing Scout for reading at home with her father.
What does Miss Caroline do in Maycomb?
Further Reading Miss Caroline Fisher is a new teacher and, more significantly, a newcomer to Maycomb. She is from Winston County in northern Alabama, which might as well be the moon, at least from Scout’s point of view.
What does Miss Caroline do in Chapter 2?
After reading the class a silly story about talking cats, Miss Caroline prints the alphabet on the board. Nearly every student can read it since many failed first grade last year, but Miss Caroline asks Scout to read it aloud. Scout then reads most of her reading book and part of the newspaper.
What does Miss Caroline forbid Scout from doing?
What is Scout’s real name? What does Miss Caroline forbid Scout from doing? Letting Atticus teach her to read. What does Walter Cunningham refuse to take from Miss Caroline?
Are we poor Atticus?
He has no money.” “Are we poor, Atticus?” Atticus nodded. “We are indeed.” Jem’s nose wrinkled. “Are we as poor as the Cunninghams?” “Not exactly. The Cunninghams are country folks, farmers, and the crash hit them hardest.” Atticus said professional people were poor because the farmers were poor.
What does Miss Caroline represent?
Miss Caroline Fisher, Scout’s new and inexperienced young teacher, represents change in the education system and new teaching methods. She also represents the idea of the outsider who comes into Maycomb and does not understand the people or the community.
How is Miss Caroline hypocritical?
Miss Caroline is definitely showing her hypocrisy, for she claims to support education but fails to recognize it when it doesn’t arise from her own chosen teaching methods. The men who confront Atticus outside the jail one night as Atticus stands guard for Tom Robinson are also hypocrites.
Is Miss Caroline a bad person?
Miss Caroline is haughty, prejudicial, and arrogant. For example, when Scout has the gall to acknowledge her reading skills, and tells Miss Caroline that she is basically self-taught, Miss Caroline all but calls the girl a liar.
Why does Miss Caroline punish Scout at the end of chapter 2?
When Miss Caroline offers to lend Walter Cunningham lunch money, Scout is punished for taking it upon herself to explain Miss Caroline’s faux pas to her. That evening, Scout tells Atticus about her day, hoping that she won’t have to go back to school — after all, Burris Ewell doesn’t.
Where does Scout threaten to drown herself in Chapter 3?
Where does Scout threaten to go and drown herself in Chapter 3? Barker’s Eddy. Who is the little boy that Scout’s teacher sees a “cootie” crawling on in Chapter 3? Burris Ewell.
What lesson does Uncle Jack learn from Scout?
Scout teaches Uncle Jack to listen to both sides before punishing a child, and Atticus adds that you should tell a child the truth when he or she asks a question. When Scout gets into a fight with her cousin Francis, Uncle Jack spanks her. When she is upset, he is surprised.