What was Scout cue in the pageant?
Scout wears a ham costume in the pageant. It was made for her by Mrs. Crenshaw, a seamstress, who shaped chicken wire into the form of a cured ham, covered it with brown cloth, and then painted it to look like the real thing. Jem told Scout she looked like “a ham with legs” in her costume.
Why does Miss Merriweather say that Scout ruined the pageant?
Why does Mrs. Merriweather accuse Scout of ruining the pageant? Scout’s respect and appreciation for her brother has gradually grown over the past several chapters. Merriweather’s cruel accusation, Jem sympathizes with Scout and makes her feel better.
What does Scout hear during the attack that occurs on their way home from the pageant?
Scout recognizes that the sound they’re hearing is the sound of someone’s pants, the “swish of cotton on cotton.” They realize someone is after them. Their attacker turns out to be Bob Ewell. Jem’s arm is broken in the attack, and he is carried home by the man that saves them.
What does Scout mean at the end of Chapter 27?
In the last line of chapter twenty-seven, Scout stated: “Thus began our longest journey together.” She was referring to a journey that she and Jem took together. The reader does not know what she was referring to until chapter twenty-eight.
Who does Scout consider to be the loneliest person in the world?
Scout thinks that Mayella must be the loneliest person in the world because she spent a year saving money to send her brothers and sister out of the house just so she could spend a few hours with Tom.
What lesson does Scout learn Chapter 27?
Scout learns she is to be part of the pageant entitled Maycomb County: Ad Astra Per Aspera, written by Mrs. Grace Merriweather, one of the ladies in Aunt Alexandra’s Missionary Society. She and some of the other children will be in costumes designed to look like Maycomb’s agricultural products. Mrs.
Why is Mayella the loneliest?
Why does Scout think that Mayella Ewell was “the loneliest person in the world”? Scout thinks that Mayella must be the loneliest person in the world because she spent a year saving money to send her brothers and sister out of the house just so she could spend a few hours with Tom.
Why is Mayella so lonely?
Lauren Willson, M.A. The reader knows Mayella Ewell is lonely because of the testimony at the trial of Tom Robinson. As Tom gives his testimony, Scout realizes that Mayella, the woman accusing Tom of rape, is incredibly lonely.