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I need two important quotes from Chapters 17-25 of To Kill a Mockingbird with...

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czou | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 8, 2011 at 10:05 AM via web

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I need two important quotes from Chapters 17-25 of To Kill a Mockingbird with analysis (two quotes for each chapter).

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 11, 2011 at 2:43 AM (Answer #1)

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I have provided you with one important quote from each of your requested chapters. A good rereading should provide you with some additional ones.

CHAPTER 17.  "I seen that black nigger yonder ruttin' on my Mayella." Bob Ewell's inflammatory remark put the courtroom in turmoil, and it took Judge Taylor "fully five minutes" to regain control.
CHAPTER 18.  "That nigger yonder took advantage of me an' if you fine fancy gentlemen don't wanta do nothin' about it then you're all yellow stinkin' cowards... the lot of you."  Mayella's final, emotional breakdown led to her storming from the courtroom, and Scout noted that she had never seen anyone show such hatred to her father as Mayella did when she ran from the stand.
CHAPTER 19"Yes, suh. I felt right sorry for her..."  This was Tom's biggest make on the stand--admitting that he, a black man, felt sympathy for a white woman.
CHAPTER 20"In the name of God, believe him."  These were Atticus' final words to the jury, but they did no good in the end.
CHAPTER 21"Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passin'."  Reverend Sykes' admonition to Scout showed the admiration that the African-Americans in the balcony--standing in unison--showed for Atticus.
CHAPTER 22"Tell them I'm very grateful... Tell them--tell them they must never do this again. Times are too hard."  Atticus tearfully responds to the gifts of food that he has received from Tom's supporters.
CHAPTER 23"I wish Bob Ewell wouldn't chew tobacco."  This was Atticus' humorous response to Ewell's spitting in his face after they had met on the street.
CHAPTER 24After all, if Aunty could act like a lady at a time like this, so could I.  Scout took a big step toward becoming a real lady when she followed her aunt's lead at the Missionary Circle tea after they had found out about Tom's death.
CHAPTER 25.  Mr. Underwood simple figured it was a sin to kill cripples, be they standing, sitting or escaping. He likened Tom's death to the senseless slaughter of songbirds...  The editorial by the owner of The Maycomb Tribune referred to the theme of innocence that the mockingbird played in the novel. 

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jayanderson | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted April 24, 2012 at 2:57 AM (Answer #2)

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what about the responses?

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jayanderson | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted April 30, 2012 at 3:52 AM (Answer #3)

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i mean pages.. oops

 

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