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    many examples Calpurnia sets for the children. Calpurnia is the Finch’s cook but she takes her role in the children’s life more seriously. She acts as parent; constantly teaching the kids lessons about life and race. She serves as a bridge for Jem and Scout between the white and black communities. Calpurnia could be the mother Jem and Scout never had because she is wise, caring, and patient with the kids. Wise is just one of the many characteristics that describe Calpurnia. Calpurnia explains the

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    women’s lack of power is also shown when Calphurnia can’t get Caesar to stay home, and away from the capitol, after having her dream. After hearing Decius’s interpretation of Calphurnia’s dream, Caesar cries out, “How foolish do your fears seem now, Calpurnia! / I am ashamed I did yield to them. / Give me my robe, for I will go.” Caesar would rather believe the lies of a man than the truth of a woman. More often than not, the women in this play could not control any situation or their husbands very

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    title, Daughter!" So I shall say it more formally. I am Calpurnia Julie Nippers, daughter of Mrs. Angeline Nippers and Mr. Anthony Nippers. My middle name, Julie, is what I am called, and it was my grandmother’s first name. She insisted my name be Julie, but Mother insisted my name be Calpurnia, so they made an agreement of giving me the middle name Julie. I hope I do not insist my future granddaughter have the middle name Calpurnia. Calpurnia is a stupid name! My

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    have evolved, and she has gained a widen view of the world and the injustices within it. One of the most prominent teachers in Scout’s life is Calpurnia, a black woman

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    Dreams can come true. Calpurnia Pisonis had a tremendous opportunity to stop the murder of the most adored man in Rome, though she did not succeed. Julius Caesar, Calpurnia’s husband, typically listens to his wife when an important event is about to take place, but not this time. Likewise in history, Calpurnia had entered the same situation as William Shakespeare unfolded her into during The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. Calpurnia is portrayed as a polite, middle aged woman married to Julius Caesar,

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    Describe the importance of Calpurnia in the lives of the Finch family, and in the novel as a whole. Calpurnia is more than just a family cook to the Finch’s. She also acts as the mother to Jem and Scout by helping to bring them up, teaching them right from wrong, disciplining them and comforting them when they were upset because their mother died when they were very young. She has worked for the Finch’s for a very long time and has a very firm control over the children which causes Scout

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    Tough Love Calpurnia (Cal) in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird has an enormous impact on the characters in the novel. She is a cook, is a housekeeper, is disciplinary and mother figure, is accepting to others, is admirable, and is stubborn. Cal has been with the Finch family since before Jeremy Atticus (Jem) Finch was born. She has taken the place of Jean Louise (Scout) and Jem Finchs’ mother. The children would not be who they are today without Cal. Atticus, Scout and Jem’s father, says about

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    is an ill-mannered person who does not have any control over her anger and also shows no patience. When Calpurnia gets to know about Scout’s attitude problem, she makes sure that Scout learns the right manners about controlling her anger and showing an enormous patience in her upcoming life. Calpurnia is a black woman in to kill a mocking bird. She is the cook for the Finch family. Calpurnia is a stern, disciplinarian woman. She creates a bridge between the white and the black community to let the

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    The Character of Calpurnia in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Calpurnia is a central and flat character in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. She is an African-American woman who serves as a maid and cook, of the characters Jem, Scout, and Atticus. The audience learns about her through her interactions with her family. Lee portrays this character as being a mother figure, a non-racist individual and non-confrontational. In the novel, the readers first see Calpurnia as a mother figure. For example

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    household while growing up. Besides their father, Atticus, Calpurnia, the Finch’s cook and maid, has helped raise Jem and Scout since their mother’s death four years prior to when the book started. She is very loyal to the Finch's; Atticus sees her as part of the family. Throughout the course of the book, Calpurnia has been a substantial motherly figure towards Jem and specifically

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