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What prompted Jem to go downtown?

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lauren15 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 17, 2007 at 11:21 AM via web

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What prompted Jem to go downtown?

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Jamie Wheeler | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted May 17, 2007 at 11:33 AM (Answer #1)

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Jem is worried about Atticus and wants to check in and see if he is alright. Atticus has heard about the mob's threats on his client's life (Tom Robinson) and is spending the night by the jail to try to ensure his safety.

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