Alexandra Hancock

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  • Alexandra Hancock
    • Symbol of Maycomb
      • "Aunt Alexandra fitted into the world of Maycomb like a hand into a glove"
        • has the same "disease" as Maycomb
      • "Grandma [Alex] says it's bad enough he [Atticus] lets you all run wild, but now he's turned out a nigger-lover... He's ruinin' the family, that's what he's doin'."
        • Nosey
        • mimetic of Maycomb's obsession with family
    • Expects from Children
      • "Aunt Alexandra was fanatical on the subject of my attire"
        • expects Scout to fit into society
        • doesn't care about Scout's own wants
        • contrasts to Atticus and Miss Mauidie
    • Judgemental
      • "Because-he [Walter] -is-trash, that's why you can't play with him. I'll not have you around him, picking up his habits and learning Lord-knows-what."
        • doesn't want to soil the exclusive family name
        • classist
        • expects children to judge by class not nature
  • "She [Alex] owned a bright green square Buick and a black chauffeur"
    • both classified by colour
    • "owned" sarcastic
    • Judgemental
      • "Because-he [Walter] -is-trash, that's why you can't play with him. I'll not have you around him, picking up his habits and learning Lord-knows-what."
        • doesn't want to soil the exclusive family name
        • classist
        • expects children to judge by class not nature
    • racist

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