There’s some folks who don’t eat like us, but you ain’t called on to contradict ‘em at the table when they don’t.
“what Mr. Radley did was his own business. If he wanted to come out, he would. If he wanted to stay inside his own house he had the right to stay inside free from the attention of inquisitive children, which was a mild term for the likes of us"
Stop tormenting that man!
“I agreed: They did not want us here. I sensed, rather than saw, that we were being advanced upon
“You ain’t got no business bringin‘ white chillun here—they got their church, we got our’n. It is our church, ain’t it, Miss Cal?”
In this scene, Scout learns that every family lives in a different socioeconomic status from one another. She gets mad because Walter drowned his food with maple syrup. Calpurnia then tells her that it is very hard for Walter’s family to come across a lot of food because they live in poverty.
Before this incident. the children never empathized with Boo Radley. Scout realizes that they are invading Boo’s privacy by trying to get him to come out. She develops character because she is starting to differentiate between what’s right and what’s wrong.
In this scene, Scout experiences what racism feels like first hand. This particular scene portrays how people of all races can be racist and not just white people being racist to black people. She understands how racism impacts those around them.