To Kill A Mockingbird Study Guide Questions Chapters 15-16

What did Heck Tate's mob want?

They wanted to warn Atticus that he might be in danger for defending Tom Robinson.

What was the purpose of Walter Cunningham's mob?

Their purpose was to try and lynch Tom Robinson for "raping" Mayella Ewell.

Identify and describe Mr. Dolphus Raymond:

a man who pretended to be the town drunk to give people a reason why he was so strange by marrying a black women and hanging out with them.

Why did Mr. Cunningham's mob leave?

Because Scout diffused the mob mentality by standing between them and the jail talking to them.

Who is the judge on the Tom Robinson case?

Judge Taylor

Who is the only person who refused to go to the Tom Robinson trial?

Ms. Maudie

Who is the owner of the Newspaper that was covering Atticus at the jail the whole time?

Mr. Underwood

Why does Aunt Alexandra believe that she should stay with the children?

To provide a feminine influence