When Atticus refers to the Cunninghams as poor country folks farmers and says the crash hit them hardest to what crash is he referring?
He says, The Cunninghams are country folks, farmers, and the crash hit them hardest. “The crash” is a reference to the 1929 stock market crash that plunged the United States into the Great Depression. The Great Depression affected people from all walks of life, from farmers to millionaires.
What does Atticus say about the Cunninghams?
Atticus respects the fact that the Cunninghams hadn’t taken anything from anybody since they migrated to the New World. Atticus also comments on the family’s loyalty and tells his children that they earned their respect the night at the jailhouse.
When Scout asks Atticus if they are as poor as the Cunninghams how does he respond?
When Scout asked her father if they were poor, Atticus responded by saying, “We are indeed” (Lee, 21). Atticus went on to tell Scout that they were not exactly as poor as the Cunninghams, because the economic crash hit the farmers the hardest.
What words do Scout and Atticus use to describe the Cunninghams?
How are they similar? Words and phrases that Scout and Atticus use to describe the Cunninghams in this chapter are farmers, country folks, poor, and saying that they can’t repay anything given to them. The cunninghams are poor and of lowest class, while the Finches are in between and have more money.
Why does Scout already know the Cunningham family?
Scout knows so much about the Cunninghams because Atticus defended Mr. Cunningham in a trial. Scout and Walter begin fight in the schoolyard and Scout puts his nose in the dirt. Luckily, Jem was there to stop her.
How does Scout describe the Cunningham family?
The Cunninghams are poor farmers but good people, and they are proud. Scout gets in trouble with her teacher Miss Caroline when she tries to explain that Walter Cunningham does not have a lunch and cannot borrow a quarter from her to buy one.
Who are the Cunningham family?
The Cunninghams are a family of poor but proud farmers who refuse to accept charity from anyone. When Atticus Finch performs legal work on an entailment for Walter Cunningham Sr., he accepts payment in the form of farm produce such as nuts, firewood, and turnip greens.
What happens when Scout talk to Mr Cunningham?
By talking to Mr. Cunningham, Scout reminds him that he is a father just as Atticus is. She calms Cunningham and the other men down by making them realize that all of them are residents of Maycomb.
How does Scout end the danger?
How does Scout manage to end the danger? She singles out Mr. Cunningham and talks to him about Walter and then that lowers the tensions causing the mob to break up and leave.
Why did scout begin to cry that night after they got home?
Why does Scout cry after returning home from the jail? Scout cried because the full impact of the evening’s events really hit Scout when they get home. She realizes how much danger Atticus was in both when he faced the mad dog and when he faced the mad mob. She realizes how evil people can be.
Who does Scout recognize what does he do?
What was really under Scout’s bed?
That night Scout feels something under her bed and thinks a snake his hiding there. She gets Jem to investigate, and they discover Dill hiding under Scout’s bed.
What did they think was under the bed To Kill a Mockingbird?
Scout thinks at first that a snake is under her bed. Atticus says Scout has to mind Calpurnia, Alexandra, and him.
What makes scout cry while Atticus is talking with her and Jem?
what makes scout cry while Atticus is talking with her and Jem? She is upset because Atticus is not acting like himself and is telling them things he does not believe in: “This was not my father.