The theme of this scene is do not judge someone as one does not necessarily know the full story. This is proved by Jem who, because he thinks Miss Dubose is a mean person who disrespects his father he destroys her garden. When in fact she is struggling with illness and a morphine attention and cannot help it. Prejudging can lead to unjust actions.
HEY MISS DUBOSE
Atticus ain't no better then n****** and trash he works for.
Boy, You will read to miss Dubose ever day.
That ain't fair
We will do 1 hour today
...and they lived happily ever after.
...and after many years of searching the duck found his family.
Why do I keep reading for longer and longer every day
We will do 2 hours today
Kids Ms Dubose has passed away
She was battling a morphine addiction and was using your reading to help her beat it.
Miss Dubose was more courageous than a man with a gun in his hand