Why don’t they have hymn books at Calpurnia’s church?

Why does Calpurnia’s church not have any hymn books?

Why do you suppose Scout wants to go see Calpurnia at her home? The congregation at Calpurnia’s church sing their hymns by lining, which is repeating the words and music sung by the hymn-leader. They did not have hymn-books because most of the congregation could not read.

Does Calpurnia’s church have hymn books?

All black, poor, no hymnals, the only church with a steeple and a bell; called “First Purchase” because it was paid for with the first earnings of free slaves. How do the people at Cal’s church treat the children?

How did the church members sing without hymn books?

How do the people at First Purchase sing hymns without hymn books or instruments? A person at the front sings a line, and the rest of the church sings it after him.

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Why are hymnals not used in the first purchase AME Zion Church?

5. Hymnals are not used in the First Purchase A.M.E. Zion Church primarily because most members cannot read.

What reason does Calpurnia give for speaking differently at her church?

Why does Calpurnia talk differently when at her church? She doesn’t want to feel out of place and doesn’t want to aggravate people by talking like she knows more than everyone else.

Who was waiting for the children when they came home from the church service with Calpurnia?

Aunt Alexandra was waiting for the children when they came home from church. She had come to stay and help out while Atticus would be busy with the Robinson trial.

Why do Jem and Scout go to church with Calpurnia?

Why do Jem and Scout go to church with Calpurnia? Where is Atticus? Atticus must leave out of town to work. Instead of leaving Scout and Jem unattended, she takes them to church with her.

What does Scout learn from Calpurnia’s church?

By going to church with Calpurnia, Scout learns about who she is outside of work at the Finch’s house. “That Calpurnia led a modest double life never dawned on me. The idea that she had a separate existence outside our household was a novel one, to say nothing of her having command of two languages” (167).

Why can’t Helen find work?

12.5 Why can’t Helen Robinson work & support her 3 children? Because they don’t trust her because she is the wife of Tom Robertson; or they just dont want to be involved.

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How does Scout feel Calpurnia is different at her own church?

How does Scout feel Calpurnia is different at her own church? Calpurnia uses the blacks’ diction when around them at church even though she has a good education and good grammar. She doesn’t want her “neighbors” to think she is putting on airs. Why has Aunt Alexandra come to Maycomb?

What is the name of the book that Calpurnia taught Zeebo How do you read from?

Jem and Scout are in awe after their experience and ask Calpurnia about Zeebo’s ability to read (since only 4 people in the church can read). Calpurnia tells them, “I made [Zeebo] get a page of the Bible every day, and there was a book Miss Buford taught em out of” (Lee 125).

How is Tom’s wife treated after Tom’s accusation?

How is Tom’s wife Helen treated after Tom’s accusation? Tom’s wife is shunned by white society after the accusation.

Why are there no hymn-books at first purchase church?

Q. Why are there no hymn books in First Purchase? Most of the people cannot read. They are not allowed to sing in that church.

Why does Calpurnia so concerned about the children’s appearance when she takes them to first purchase?

Calpurnia is so concerned about the children’s appearance when she takes them to First Purchase because white children don’t usually attend First Purchase, therefore, knowing that they will be judged, she wants them to look presentable.