What does Mr Underwood write about in his newspaper editorial?

What does Mr Underwood write about in his newspaper editorial?

In chapter 25 of To Kill a Mockingbird, B.B. Underwood writes an editorial in his newspaper about Tom Robinson’s death, which is interesting because Atticus stated earlier that Underwood never liked black people. He likened Tom’s death to the senseless slaughter of songbirds by hunters and children (241).

What does Mr Underwood write an editorial about what does this possibly foreshadow?

Jem scolds her not to smash it. When she asks him why, Jem replies significantly, “Because they don’t bother you.” This remark foreshadows the editorial of Mr. Underwood who writes about the tragic death of Tom Robinson in the “Colored News” section of the Maycomb newspaper.

In what way is Mr Underwood’s editorial?

In what way is Mr. Underwood’s editorial in the Maycomb Tribune similar to Atticus’s advice to Jem and Scout when they got their guns? He said that it is a sin to kill cripples and Atticus told Jem and Scout it was a sin to kill mockingbirds.

What does Mr Underwood’s editorial make Scout realize?

Underwood’s editorial regarding Tom Robinson’s unfortunate death in the Maycomb Tribune and gains valuable insight into the dangerous effects of racial injustice. Scout mentions that Mr. Underwood likened Tom’s death to the “senseless slaughter of songbirds,” and he considered it a sin to kill cripples.

Why does Mr Underwood claim it was a senseless killing?

Why does he claim it was a “senseless killing”? Mr. Underwood’s editorial was about that Tom’s death is the same as killing a mockingbird because Tom was crippled and harmless. Maycomb’s reaction to Tom’s death is that it was a typical death of an African American.

Who is Atticus sister?

Alexandra Hancock
Alexandra Hancock (née Finch) is Atticus’ and Jack’s sister, married to James “Uncle Jimmy” Hancock. She has a son named Henry and a very spoiled grandson named Francis.

Do you agree with Mr Underwood that killing Tom was like killing a songbird?

Underwood “likened Tom’s death to the senseless slaughter of songbirds by hunters and children,” basically saying that killing Tom was like killing a mockingbird. Tom Robinson is a metaphorical mockingbird. Tom is an innocent man who did nothing wrong, and he is twice wronged by the legal system.

Why is Scout confused by Mr Underwood’s editorial in the newspaper?

Why is scout confused by Mr. Underwood’s editorial in the newspaper? She doesn’t understand all the words. She doesn’t understand why he hates Tom Robinson so much.

Why does Scout realize Tom’s death was a senseless killing?

At first, Scout wondered how Tom’s death could be characterized as a senseless killing: “Tom had been given due process of law to the day of his death; he had been tried openly and convicted by twelve good men and true; my father had fought for him all the way.” She later realized what Mr. Underwood had meant.

Does Mr Underwood like Tom Robinson to a mockingbird?

What does Mr Ewell say when he hears of Tom’s death?

Mr. Ewell said that Tom’s death meant “one down and two more to go.” What does he mean? The one down was Tom Robinson as he was killed trying to escape from prison. The two to go probably referred to Atticus Finch and possibly Heck Tate, the sheriff or Link Deas.

Does Scout marry dill?

Since the story ends within the childhood of Scout and Dill, there is no way to be certain of whether or not the two got married. In all likelihood, they did not, as those sort of entanglements rarely survive past childhood, but it is humorous to imagine nonetheless.