Friday 30th August
To Kill a Mockingbird
1) Tom Robinson's left arm is described as being 'rubber-like' and 'useless' (page 209). What is the significance of this, in the context of the trial?
2) Tom quotes Mayella: 'She never kissed a grown man before an's she might as well kiss a nigger. She says what her papa do to her don't count.' (page 214) What do you interpret the latter (later) sentence to mean?
3) What is the meaning of the expression 'ex cathedra' (page 216)?