How does Aunt Alexandra treat Calpurnia in To Kill a Mockingbird?

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While it is true that Aunt Alexandra tried to get Calpurnia fired in a failed Finch family power play, Atticus's sister doesn't seem to hold any specific personal animosity toward Calpurnia. Aunt Alexandra arrived in Maycomb expecting to take control of the Finch household, and Atticus gave her free rein until she brought up the subject of dismissing Cal. Alexandra probably never expected her "soft-hearted" and non-confrontational younger brother to stand up to her, but Atticus put his foot down when Cal's future in the Finch family was questioned.

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