What happened in chapter 14 of To Kill a Mockingbird?

Summary: Chapter 14 One day, Scout tries to ask Atticus what “rape” is, and the subject of the children’s trip to Calpurnia’s church comes up. That night, Jem tells Scout not to antagonize Alexandra. Scout gets angry at being lectured and attacks Jem. Atticus breaks up the fight and sends them to bed.

What do Dill and Scout talk about at the end of Chapter 14?

When Jem, just moments later, asks the same question, Dill tells the truth – he stole money from his mother’s purse, bought a ticket on the train, and walked the rest of the way to the Finch house. After this, Scout and Dill are left to talk alone, and the truth and depth of Dill’s loneliness are revealed.

What do some townspeople say to Scout and Jem Chapter 14?

their backs, such as, “There’s his chillun” or “Yonder’s some Finches.” Jem and Scout overhear one man say, “They c’n go loose and rape up the countryside for all of ’em who run this county care,” a reference to Atticus’s defense of Tom Robinson.

What is Scout thinking about at the end of the chapter 14?

As the chapter ends, what is Scout thinking about? What question does she ask Dill, and how does he respond? She finds herself thinking of the Radley house and Boo’s imprisonment in it.

Why does Dill return in Chapter 14?

The simple answer for Dill was to run away–to run away to a place that had felt the most like home for him, the place he felt the most accepted. For him, that is the Finch house.

How does Jem show he is growing up in Chapter 14?

In Chapter 14, after Scout gets an attitude with Aunt Alexandra, Jem tries to tell her that she needs to stop antagonizing Alexandra for the sake of Atticus. Jem is displaying his maturation by understanding his father’s growing anxiety due to the upcoming trial, and attempts to discuss his sister’s attitude.

Why is dill under Scout’s bed?

I used this picture for chapter 14 because Dill was hiding under Scout’s bed because he ran away from his foster family and snuck in her room.

Why do Dill and Scout think Boo Radley never left town?

Why do Dill and Scout think Boo Radley never left? He had no place to go. He had no money of his own. He could not read and write.