How does Alexandra treat Scout?
Scout used to think that Aunt Alexandra was a snob who only cared about the family name, but as the story continues, Scout grows to appreciate Aunt Alexandra. After, hearing how much Aunt Alexandra actually loves and cares fro Atticus, and how she was actually defending him, Scout begins to think that Aunty may not be as bad as she though!
Dr. Reynolds spoke to boo cordially, calling him by his name Arthur, as though he knew him. I don't remember an encounter between Aunt Alexandra and boo, but her teaching Scout to behave like a lady under all circumstances caused her (Scout) to invite him (boo) to sit with her and then took him to see Jem.
Aunt Alexandra is so diappointed because Scout is not being a southern lady and is a tom boy. She is also disappointed in Jem and Scout because they fight and dont also act like their brother and sister. But Aunt Alexandra is mad at Scout because she likes the house keeper "Cal" and wants to go over her house and Aunt Alexandra says to Atticus that she wants to get Cal fired because she is…
What does Jem tell scout she should do when dealing with aunt Alexandra and how does she react to his suggestion?
Alexandra and Scout at first dont get along because she thinks scout acts to much like a boy and not enough like a girl. However, scout begins to understand why she is doing this, which is because she can be like her mother and be able to be prominent in whatever she does. Scout at first thinks that Alexandra is very annoying for this.
Aunt Alexandra does not think that scout is enough of a girl. For example: Scout gets into fights with the boys at school, scout uses cuss words, scout does not act enough of a girl and scout is always playing with Jem. She disapproves of her not acting like a lady, i.e scratching her head. and wearing overalls, as overalls are not feminine and she should be wearing a dress
In To Kill a Mockingbird what does Scout mean when she says that Aunt Alexandra has a preoccupation with heredity?
Heredity-the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring. So when Scout says that Aunt Alexandra has a preoccupation with heredity. She is saying that the beliefs of Aunt Alexandra assumes that since the rest of the Finch women are proper ladies, Scout should be so too. Aunt Alexandra also implies that Jem will do great things like his father, and this is due to the genetic transmission of the intelligence gene.
Aunt Alexandra does not want Scout to play with Walter because she says that Walter is a dirty boy (because of his family's lack of money) and the family is too high class for those kind of people. Alexandra doesnt was scout playing with walter because she thinks that he is trash because his family does not have a lot of money!