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What is the name of the newspaper in Maycomb?

What is the name of the newspaper in Maycomb?

Underwood shares his name with a famous typewriter brand—appropriate, since he runs Maycomb’s one and only newspaper, The Maycomb Tribune.

Who is the newspaper guy in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Mr. Braxton Bragg Underwood
In To Kill a Mockingbird, Mr. Braxton Bragg Underwood is the newspaper reporter for The Maycomb Tribune that writes a scathing editorial.

What is the Maycomb Tribune in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The Maycomb Tribune newspaper office, owned and operated by Mr. B. B. Underwood, is located downtown on the northwest corner of the Maycomb town square next to the jail, which was situated between the Tribune office and Tyndal’s Hardware Store.

What does the newspaper symbolize in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Overall, the newspaper symbolically represents Atticus’s intellectual personality, his love for reading, and his relevance throughout the community. Atticus knows that he is the man the people of Maycomb come to when they have a problem, but he is also able to communicate with the common man.

What does Mr Underwood say in his editorial?

Mr. Underwood, in a fiery judgment against the shooting of Tom Robinson as he escaped, declares that “it was a sin to kill cripples, be they sitting, standing, or escaping.” He likened Tom’s death to the senseless slaughter of songbirds by hunters and children.

Who beats Mayella Ewell?

Tom Robinson
Mayella Ewell lies on the witness stand because she is afraid of her father, Bob Ewell, and because she is humiliated by her own attraction to Tom Robinson. She tells the jury that Tom beat and raped her when, in fact, it was her father who beat her when he saw her hugging and kissing an African American.

Does Scout marry dill?

The children concoct many plans to lure Boo Radley out of his house for a few summers until Atticus tells them to stop. In chapter 5 of the novel, Dill promises to marry Scout and they become “engaged.” One night Dill runs away from his home, arriving in Maycomb County where he hides under Scout’s bed.

Why does Mr Underwood help Atticus?

Underwood was protecting Atticus from the angry mob that was trying to kill Tom Robinson. Mr. Underwood is the newspaper man. He values Atticus’s life, and wants to protect him.

Who does Scout think the stranger in the corner is?

In chapter 29, Scout describes the incident to Sheriff Tate and finally recognizes that Boo Radley is the man standing in the corner of Jem’s room. Once she recognizes Boo, Scout is overcome with emotion and can only say, “Hey, Boo.”

Why does Mr Underwood claim it was a senseless killing?

Why does he claim it was a “senseless killing”? Mr. Underwood’s editorial was about that Tom’s death is the same as killing a mockingbird because Tom was crippled and harmless. He is ashamed of the injustice that happened to him.