How is Miss Maudie different from the other woman?
Does Aunt Alexandra change?
Why do Alexandra Maudie and Scout pretend nothing is wrong?
Aunt Alexandra, meanwhile, takes over the Finch household and imposes her vision of social order. The reader may side with Scout at this juncture and consider Aunt Alexandra inflexible and narrow-minded, but (like most of the book’s characters) she has many redeeming qualities.
Does Aunt Alexandra have any redeeming qualities?
Repeating something she has already said to Scout, Miss Maudie also helps Aunt Alexandra fix her view on Atticus Finch, emphasizing the value of Atticus role in Maycomb. Miss Maudie tells Aunt Alexandra that Atticus is being paid the highest form of respect; the people are trusting him to do right…
Women show strength by keeping their calm and doing “business as usual.” In chapter 24, how do Miss Maudie and Aunt Alexandra give Scout specific examples of what it means to be a lady? The women demonstrate their strength by not showing their anger, sadness or any sign of weakness among other women in Maycomb.
How do Miss Maudie and Aunt Alexandra give Scout specific examples of what it means to be a lady?
How is Aunt Alexandra characterized?
Another thing that sets Miss Maudie apart from most other women in Maycomb—indeed, most other people there—is her lack of prejudice and racial bigotry. This is another positive character trait that endears her to Scout and Jem.