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Analysis & Themes
A few nights later, Scout spots a roly-poly bug. Jem won't let her squash it because it didn't do anything to her. Scout remembers that Jem was present when Atticus told Helen Robinson that Tom had died, and Helen collapsed in grief.
That Thursday, Mr. Underwood publishes an editorial in his newspaper comparing Tom's death to the "senseless slaughter of songbirds."
When he hears Tom has died, Bob Ewell is overheard saying "one down and about two more to go." The rest of the white people in Maycomb thinks it's just like a black man to try and escape even though he has an appeal pending, and soon moves on to other things.
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