In To Kill a Mockingbird, what news does Atticus give Aunt Alexandra during the meeting?

# In To Kill a Mockingbird, what news does Atticus give Aunt Alexandra during the meeting?

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what news does Atticus give Aunt Alexandra during the meeting?

I think you are referring to the Missionary Tea that Alexandra hosts at the Finch home during chapter 24 . He tells Alexandra that Tom has been shot 17 times and that he has to go and see the…

• MATH

Compare the results. Antiderivatives of xe^4x and xe^5x

You need to integrate the functions y=xe4xy=xe4x and y=xe5xy=xe5x using parts such that: ∫xe4xdx=x⋅e4x4−∫e4x4dx∫xe4xdx=x⋅e4x4-∫e4x4dx f(x)=x⇒f'(x)=1f(x)=x⇒f′(x)=1

• SCIENCE

marine lifewhat is the ocean that represents the greatest biodiversity?

Tropical oceans have the greatest biodiversity, but they have the least biomass — they have less total life but more kinds of life. This is because tropical oceans are warmer and do not have as…

• THE OUTSIDERS

Is the state of Oklahoma even mentioned in The Outsiders?

The state of Oklahoma is only mentioned once in the book. This comes in Chapter 7. This is after Ponyboy has had his hair cut. Two-Bit sees him for the first time like that and talks about how…

• THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE

the Passionate Shepard to his love – how will the reference list entry look like for using the…

i don’t understand ur question please make it clearer and i’ld love to help i’ve taken this poem 😀

• SHOELESS JOE

How would I be able to explore the father/ son relationship in Shoeless Joe?

I think that the examination of the father and son relationship in the work might lie with the exploration of baseball as a medium to connect generations. Both Ray and his father might have…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

I need another example from Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice that shows another character…

Shylock’s serving man Launcelot Gobbo also desires and gains his freedom from Shylock. However, it unfolds for him in a slightly different way than he first anticipates. In Act II, scene ii,…

• HISTORY

What are some arguments against reform in the late 1800s?I have read some of Sumner’s writings…

The Gilded Age economy resulted in stunning economic success and wealth by the upper class and the industrialists, creating wealth so obscene it’s almost impossible for us to comprehend it in…

• A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT

In A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur’s Court, why does Sandy name their child Hello-Central?

“Hello-Central” is a reference to a nineteenth-century telephone operator. Sandy chooses to give this somewhat bizarre name to her daughter because she hears her husband, Hank, use the phrase in…

• A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

What are 3 character traits for the main characters in a midsummer night’s dream with quotes from…

First of all, it’s important to distinguish three groups of characters in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: the Athenians, the artisans and the fairies. Thereafter you can consider some of the main…

How much can be borrowed in the following case to maintain a debt-equity ratio of 0.75?Hogi Co….

Hogi Co. currently has a total debt of \$252000 and it has issued equity for \$420000. It plans to finance its expansion by issuing new equity worth \$180000. The total value of equity issued would…

• POETRY

Help with an explicaton of “Five Ways to Kill a Man” by Edwin Brock?line by line explanation

I’ve enclosed the poem here for you to look at as I go through the different elements of it. If you take a step back from it and look at it as a whole, you’ll note that in the beginning of the…

• ABSALOM AND ACHITOPHEL

DRYDEN wit is essentially good-humoured.This is both is weakness and strength.How far do you…

i think its his strength because he can “attack” others with his work in a humourus way and not get KILLED like when he wrote MAC FLECKNOE he showed how silly and unmportant Thomas Shadwell. so i…

• SONNET 18

Explain why the comparison of the poet’s love to a summer’s day is not appropriate in “Sonnet…

If you think of a summer’s day as beautiful and perfect, then the comparison seems like it will be very positive, especially when you consider that the speaker of the poem states in the second line…

• LITERATURE

What are the main differences between russian formalism and new criticism?i’ve searched a lot but…

As you correctly note, Russian Formalism and New Criticism have many similarities, as both are part of the early twentieth-century formalist movement. In both schools of thought, the text itself is…

• HISTORY

What was George Plunkitt’s (Political Boss, late 1800’s) attitude towards reform?This is…

I assume that you are talking about an excerpt from Plunkitt’s book that is similar to the one presented in the historymatters link below. If so, you are quite right — Plunkitt is saying that…

• THE TEMPEST

Discuss the exploration of conflict and its resolution in The Tempest.

Clearly the play contains many different and varying forms of conflict from the conflict between Prospero and Caliban and Ariel to the conflict between the island’s more worldly incomers. However…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Describe Jem’s relationship with his father in To Kill a Mockingbird.

Jem is a typical, Southern-bred young man whose father is both his anchor and his subject of admiration. Yet, he learns a whole much more about the depth of character of his father, which brings…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Explain the irony in the tea scene, Chapter 24 of To Kill a MockingbirdIn Chap 24, the missionary…

The Sunday tea that Aunt Alexandra gives in Chapter 24 of To Kill a Mockingbird exposes the hypocrisy of Alexandra and Mrs. Merriweather, as well. DRAMATIC IRONY In one case of dramatic irony, in…

• MACBETH

Why is the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth so important and how do other characters…

The relationship between Macbeth and his wife is very unusual for the time in that, certainly in the early part of the play, she is the instigator and drives their fatal plans forward. Lady Macbeth…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

What is the purpose of the character Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby? I am working on a character…

The novel is in his name. He possesses great purpose in Fitzgterald’s work. Gatsby represents a couple of elements that make him so vital in the narrative. I think that the first one is that he…

• THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Describe the relationship between the old man and the fish in The Old Man and the Sea.

The relationship between the old man and the fish is one of respect and dignity. The old man reveres the fish constantly talking to him and asking what he’s got next for him. He is awed by his size…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, explain how the witches portray women.

I would say that Shakespeare portrays the women through the witches in a very negative manner. The witches know what is going to happen and they set Macbeth on the course of self-destruction…

• SPEAK

What does Melinda value?

I think that Melinda values loyalty. Part of what makes her become silent is that she cannot understand the level of disloyalty there is in the people around her. The fact that the entire student…

• A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN

Discuss the main themes in chapter 4 from Virginia Woolf’s novel “A Room of One’s Own.”

The drive for equality of opportunity and representation in voice is present in Chapter 4 of Woolf’s work. Woolf argues that the social discrimination of women’s voices presents itself in artistic…

• MATH

Using the matrix transformation method, solve this system. 2x+6y-4z = 1 x+3y-2z = 4 2x+y-3z =…

Let us write the system as a matrix: Let A be the matrix 2 6 -4 : 1 1 3 -2 : 4 2 y -3 : -7 We need to transform the matrix into the form : 1 0 0 : a 0…

• A&P

In John Updike’s short story “A&P”, what theme or moral lesson is being expressed?

The theme or moral lesson that the author is trying to express in the story A&P by John Updike is that we must be ready to face the music and accept consequences as a result of each and every…

• HAMLET

How is the use of imagery in the four soliloquies used to show Hamlet’s character development…

I think there are two elements of imagery that you could point towards Hamlet’s character development. First, you have “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark” argument. In the examples below,…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

What makes, “The Great Gatsby” by Scott Fitzgerald, so special compared to other films in that…

The film and the novel have already been discussed on eNotes. Here is a comprehensive link for you: http://www.enotes.com/great-gatsby/search?q=great+gatsby+film

• THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

What are two relative traits of the artilleryman in The War of the Worlds?

When the narrator of this excellent novel stumbles into the artilleryman again in Book II, Chapter Seven, it is clear that the artilleryman is a consummate dreamer. His plans to live underground…

• VACHEL LINDSAY

Discuss the theme of destruction of the natural world in “The Flower-fed Buffaloes” by Vachel…

In “The Flower-Fed Buffaloes,” Vachel Lindsay mourns the disappearance of buffaloes from the American environment. Millions of buffalo (or, perhaps more correctly, bison) were slaughtered in the…

• FRANKENSTEIN

Explore how Othello and Frankenstein are presented as heroes.

Othello and Victor Frankenstein are presented in the beginning of their respective works as heroes because they make great gains on behalf of humanity and contain great moral ethics. In Othello,…

• THE KITE RUNNER

In The Kite Runner, what does Farid tell Amir about the kites, the police, and why he should…

During Amir’s return to Kabul in The Kite Runner, he gets his first personal glimpse of the Taliban, who he had previously only seen in pictures. When a group of them drive by in a red Toyota…

• ECLIPSE

Why did Stephenie Meyer call her third book in the Twilight Saga Eclipse?

On her website, Stephanie Meyer discusses the difficulty in the title of the first book of the series, Twilight. She says it was on a list of “words with atmosphere” that both she and her agent…

• ON THE BEACH

The fact that the end is near makes some people want to live for the moment. Explain how Moira…

If living for the moment means acting as if there is no future and just having fun in the present, Moira does not really fit the pattern at all. She may be like this a bit at the start of the book…

• THOMAS HARDY

What imagery did Hardy use in “The Voice” to communicate his sense of loss?

This poem is one of the famous sequences of poems that Thomas Hardy wrote to commemorate the death of Emma, his wife, and to try and come to terms with his grief and her loss. As such, the poem…

• THE SUN ALSO RISES

Choose two characters and contrast their use of alcohol in Book 2 of The Sun Also Rises.

Nearly all of the characters in The Sun Also Rises use alcohol as a means of escaping from their troubles. Jake uses it to forget about his sexual inadequacies; Lady Brett drinks to forget that age…

• RUDYARD KIPLING

Are the following poetic devices (Rhyme Sheme , Rhythm, Understament, Paradox, Metonymy and…

I’ve included the entire poem below and will illustrate examples of rhythm and rhyme scheme, paradox and understatement. I don’t see examples of the others however. If you can keep your head…

• HISTORY

What may be the problems in Russia in 1914 that could lead to another uprising?

If the question is related to how lessons from the Russian Revolution can be applied to other contexts, I would point to the disconnect between the government and its people. Even a perceived…

What factors cause demand for a product to be elastic?

There are three main factors that cause the demand for a good to be elastic: If there are substitutes available, the demand will be elastic. This is because consumers may stop buying the good when…

• LAW AND POLITICS

When would an ‘unlawful’ touching be a sexual battery?

The answer to this depends to a great extent on the jurisdiction you are asking about. This is because there is not necessarily a crime called “sexual battery” that is distinct from regular…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What is the difference between assault and battery?

The basic difference between these two crimes is that an actual harm must occur in order for battery to have happened whereas an assault can occur even if there is only a threat of harm. In…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What is the difference between “criminal” battery and “civil” battery?

There is not really a great difference between the tort of battery and the crime of battery. The only real difference is in the penalty that is dealt out to a defendant who is convicted. It is…

• PHYSICS

How long is the incline in the following case:A rope is attached to a 50.0-kg crate to pull it up…

The problem states that the incline forms an angle of 30 degree and rises to a height of 3m. We need to find the height of the incline. I do not know what you mean by w parallel and w…

• THE WINE OF ASTONISHMENT

what are the themes in the novel, wine of Astonishment?

Depression/Hopeless:When the Spiritual Baptist Church was ordained to worship as Roman Catholics and Anglican.The people of Bonasse were discouraged.They were to abide by the rules or else they…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What does Parochials mean?Clearly define the term and explain why and how it is represented in a…

A parochial institution is one supported by a church or parish–hence the term. It is most often used to describe educational institutions–a parochial school is one in which education is primarly…

• HAMLET

Points on how Claudius in Hamlet is an unscrupulous character but how he also has a…

Clearly the most obvious example of Claudius’s unscrupulous nature is the fact that he poisoned his brother so that he could take the throne of Denmark. Most of his subsequent bad actions are…

• THE KITE RUNNER

Please provide examples of the cruely of the Taliban in Chapters 20-22 of The Kite Runner. from…

In chapter 20, Amir comes to the orphanage where Sorhab is and he finds out that the Taliban are making the man that runs the orphanage sell the children in an effort to pay for the rest of them to…

• MATH

How do you graph y<-3?

The graph of y< -3 is all points where the y-coordinate is less than -3. The x-coordinate can be anything. So to graph y< -3, you draw the line y = -3 and all points lying below the line…