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In chapter 3, Walter Cunningham comes home to eat with Scout and Jem after Jem finds his sister harassing Walter for (she feels) getting her in trouble at school. When Scout scoffs at Walter's heavy use of syrup, Calpuria jerks her aside for a quick lesson in manners, and Scout notes,
She was furious, and when she was furious Calpurnia’s grammar became erratic. When in tranquility, her grammar was as good as anybody’s in Maycomb. Atticus said Calpurnia had more education than most colored folks. (13)
Atticus teaches his children about the differences around them in patient and often indirect ways. At some point in the past, Calpurnia's diction has been a subject of household conversation, and Atticus has let Scout know that most of the blacks in their community have not been afforded the privilege of a formal education. There is a difference in Maycomb in the way whites and...
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