Calpurnia

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Calpurnia by Mind Map: Calpurnia

1. BELIEFS & VALUES

1.1. Religious

1.1.1. She goes to church (129)

1.1.1.1. She is religious

1.2. Belief

1.2.1. Quote or Evidence (Including page #)

1.2.1.1. Explain

1.3. Scout

1.3.1. She loves Scout and cares for her deeply (30)

1.3.1.1. It shows that she cares deeply for Scout despite her strict teachings

1.4. Loyal

1.4.1. Quote or Evidence (Including Page #)

1.4.1.1. She is loyal to the Finch family and maintains a good relationship with them

2. ACTS LIKE

2.1. Strict

2.1.1. She is very strict with house rules (31)

2.1.1.1. She followed strict rules and educate kids about it

2.2. Motherly Figure

2.2.1. She cares deeply for Scout (30)

2.2.1.1. She acts as a motherly figure for the children

2.3. Educated

2.3.1. She taught Scout how to read and write (19)

2.3.1.1. She has to be educated in order to teach

3. MOTIVATED BY

3.1. Caring

3.1.1. She hugs Scout and states that she missed her while she was at school (30)

3.1.1.1. She is very caring to the children

3.2. Educational

3.2.1. She often punishes Scout by educating her (19)

3.2.1.1. She takes on the responsibility to educate the children

3.3. Protective

3.3.1. She said to Scout, 'Careful now, it's heavy. Don't look at it and you won't spill it.' (249)

3.3.1.1. She cares for Scout's safety

4. HOW OTHERS SEE HIM OR HER...

4.1. Motherly Figure

4.1.1. Calpurnia lectures the children and teaches them many rules (31)

4.1.1.1. She is a motherly figure to the children

4.2. Family

4.2.1. Atticus stated to Aunt Alexandra that Calpurnia is to stay for along as she wished to (149)

4.2.1.1. Atticus sees her as a part of the family

4.3. Black

4.3.1. Aunt Alexandra didn't want Calpurnia to stay (149)

4.3.1.1. Aunt Alexandra did not appreciate a black in the house

5. LOOKS LIKE

5.1. Black

5.1.1. Calpurnia attends a black church (129)

5.1.1.1. Calpurnia was a black woman

5.2. Middle Aged

5.2.1. Calpurnia is one of the most considerate people (31)

5.2.1.1. Calpurnia has many children, and she is very calm

5.3. Quality

5.3.1. Quote or Evidence (Including page #)

5.3.1.1. Explain

6. TEXTUAL ISSUES OR CONCERNS LINKED TO THIS CHARACTER

6.1. Motherly Figure

6.1.1. She acts like what a mother would to the children (31)

6.1.1.1. She was intended to be the motherly figure for Scout and Jem after their mother's death

6.2. Racism

6.2.1. She was introduced as the cook of the house (5)

6.2.1.1. She is a typical example of racial discrimination for jobs blacks could've gotten

6.3. Blacks

6.3.1. Calpurnia is part of the black community (129)

6.3.1.1. She was a main character who is black and contributes greatly to the storyline