Why does Judge Taylor have a shotgun on his lap when his wife returns home?

Why does Judge Taylor have a shotgun on his lap when his wife returns home?

He got up to see what was causing the noise and found his screen door was open. He then saw a shadow of someone at the corner of his house but whoever was there got away. So Judge Taylor got a gun ready in case the stranger returned. The gun was still sitting on his lap when his wife returned from church.

What happened at Judge Taylor’s house in Chapter 27?

What happened to Judge Taylor? Judge Taylor’s house was broken into by an intruder thought to be Bob Ewell, and the judge was found with a shotgun across his lap.

What does Bob Ewell lose his WPA job?

Bob Ewell acquired and lost a job in a matter of days and probably made himself unique in the annals of the nineteen-thirties: he was the only man I ever heard of who was fired from the WPA for laziness (To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 27). His lack of work ethic had been evident when he got fired for laziness.

Why did Link Deas yell at and threaten the Ewells?

He’s a generally kind man who employed Tom Robinson, and employs Tom’s wife, Helen, after Tom is found guilty at his trial and imprisoned. When Bob Ewell tries to intimidate Helen following the trial, Mr. Deas threatens him, and he’s thrown out of court for defending Tom’s character unprompted.

Why does Bob lose his job?

Bob Ewell blames Atticus for the loss of his WPA job. Scout surmises that Ewell lost the job due to laziness, and then opines he was probably the only person in the 1930s to lose a government job for that reason.

What happened to Misses Tutti and Frutti on Halloween?

What happened on Halloween night last year to Misses Tutti and Frutti? Last Halloween a few Maycomb kids moves the furniture of Miss. Tutti and Frutti into the cellar of their house. In order to end this Maycomb is hosting a pageant this Halloween.

What happened when Mr Ewell bothered Helen Robinson?

Bob Ewell is bothering Helen Robinson by harassing her when she walks to work and because Tom was her husband and he “raped” Mayella. Atticus provides a reason for Bob Ewell’s Shenanigans. What is it? He had little choice after he had been disgraced on the witness stand during the trial.

Who is Link Deas TKAM?

Link Deas. Link Deas owns cotton fields and a store in Maycomb. He is Tom Robinson’s employer and when he announces in court, that he had not “had a speck o’ trouble outta him” in the eight years Tom had been working for him, he is sent out by Judge John Taylor for his outburst.

What does Judge Taylor do when Link Deas speaks in support of Tom?

What does Judge Taylor say to Deas when he speaks in favor of Tom? The judge throws Deas out of the courtroom. Scout took Dill from the courtroom because he began to cry.

Why does Judge Taylor have a shotgun in his lap?

A: Because he was being lazy, but he blames Atticus for “getting” his job. 2. Why does Judge Taylor have a shotgun in his lap when his wife come home from church? A: Because someone had tried to break into his house. 3. Why was Helen Robinson walking a mile out of her way to get to her job?

What happens at Judge Taylor’s House in to kill a Mockingbird?

Fortunately for Judge Taylor, Bob Ewell is a coward and did not go any further while he was snooping around his home. Judge Taylor was home alone on a Sunday night and heard a noise outside. Bob Ewell begins to make his mark after being dissatisfied with the trial. For one thing, he spits in Atticus’s face and threatens him.

Why did Atticus blame Judge Taylor for Tom Robinson’s conviction?

He blames Atticus and Judge Taylor for having a fair trial, even though Tom Robinson was actually convicted. The fact that the jury even deliberated showed that they didn’t believe Bob Ewell, and that angered and haunted him.