What are the main events in To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 13?

Chapter 13

  • Scout asks Aunt Alexandra if she’s come for a visit, and aunty says that she and Atticus have decided that it’s best if she stays with them for a while, as Scout needs some “feminine influence” (13.10).
  • Scout does not agree with this, but keeps quiet about it.

What does Scout learn in Chapter 13?

Scout explains that, to a degree, Aunt Alexandra is right: Maycomb is an old town that became the county seat despite being an island of civilization in a sea of agriculture, so there are very real clans and there’s truth to the idea that everyone in a certain family behaves a particular way.

Is Calpurnia black?

Calpurnia is the Finch family’s cook, a black woman, and a mother figure to Scout.

What happens in chapter 13 of into the wild?

Summary: Chapter 13 She tells the story of visiting Alaska to bring back her brother’s ashes after officials in Alaska have cremated his body. There she was given a number of Christopher McCandless’s belongings: his book of plant lore, his rifle, and several rolls of his film.

How does the giver describe his life in Chapter 13?

His life will be difficult because of the burden of pain, and he will be extremely lonely. Because the Committee of Elders seldom asks The Giver for advice, The Giver spends the majority of his time alone with his memories. The Giver tells Jonas about the two times when the committee asked for his advice.

What is Aunt Alexandra like in Chapter 13?

Aunt Alexandra is a very proud and dignified individual, who feels she knows what is best for the family. When she goes as far as to instruct Atticus to inform the kids about the Finch ancestry, Scout breaks down in tears, realizing that Aunt Alexandra put Atticus up to it.

How does Chapter 13 make you feel about Chris and about his mother and sister?

How does Chapter 13 make you feel about Chris, and about his mother and sister? Sad. I wish he would´ve stayed in touch with them. I think that his mom and sister feel very guilty even though they did everything they could to take care of him.

What do we learn about Chris’s sister and mother in Chapter 13?

During the plane ride home with Chris’s remains, his sister Carine eats “every scrap of food the cabin attendants set in front of her.” Soon afterward, however, she discovers she has no appetite and loses so much weight that friends think she has become anorectic. Chris’s mother also stops eating, losing eight pounds.