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When Scout asks Calpurnia why Helen Robinson Cannot find work what is her response?

He tells her that Helen Robinson has three children to feed and she “can’t go out to work” (123). This answer does not satisfy Scout because she knows of a lot of African Americans who were allowed to work in the field with their children alongside them.

Who is Helen Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Helen Robinson is the wife of Tom Robinson and the mother of their three children. She is spoken about a few times. Employed by Link Deas following the death of her husband, she is repeatedly harassed by Bob Ewell when traveling to work.

Why was Lula angry with Calpurnia?

Lula is unhappy with Calpurnia because she brought the Finch children to church. Calpurnia is uncomfortable letting the Finch children go to church by themselves, because she does not think they will behave.

What is Tom Robinson in jail for?

Tom Robinson is arrested after being accused of assaulting and raping Mayella Ewell on the night of November twenty-first. Bob Ewell claims that he saw Tom Robinson having sex with his daughter before running out of his home.

What explanation does Miss Maudie offer for ol one shot putting his gun down 30 years ago?

What explanation does Miss Maudie offer for “Ol’ One-Shot”(Atticus) putting his gun down thirty years ago? Miss Maudie’s explanation for Atticus putting his gun down thirty years ago is Atticus had realized that God had given him an unfair advantage over most living things.

Why does Dill think that Boo Radley has never runaway from home?

When Dill says that “Maybe [Boo Radley] doesn’t have anywhere to run off to,” (Lee 192) he means that since Boo has been cut off from the community for so long, he probably doesn’t have any places or go to. In chapter fourteen, Scout and Jem find Dill under Scout’s bed.

What did Scout think she stepped on as her bed?

Scout tells her brother that she thinks that she stepped on a snake. Jem then heads to the kitchen to fetch a broom to inspect underneath Scout’s bed. When he returns, Jem swipes several times under the bed, and they hear something grunt.