To Kill a Mockingbird Questions and Answers
by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird book cover
Start Your Free Trial

Comment on the way Scout affects the events without realizing it at the time. it is in chapter 15

Expert Answers info

gbeatty eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2007

write2,654 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Science

Well, I'd say that in Chapter 15 Scout affects events without fully realizing why or how what she's doing will work. By that I mean, she very much wants to keep this crowd from hurting Atticus, and she's trying to stop them, so she just starts talking. What she doesn't realize is how she manages to connect with them emotionally, opening their hearts so they see Atticus and his family as fully human.


check Approved by eNotes Editorial