J. Grimes Everett

In the book To Kill a Mockingbird the citizens of Maycomb, AL are inspired by the selfless acts of kindness by J. Grimes Everett.
His actions helped mold the model, devout citizen mentally and spritualy. Mrs. Merriweather said, "Living in that jungle with nobody but J. Grimes Everett... Not a white person'll go near 'em but that saintly J. Grimes Everett"(Lee 230).
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J. Grimes Everett was a missionary from foreign lands who many women respected. A lot of what he did made women think he was a saint. In the book women discuss the plight of the Mruna people, a non-Christian group in Africa who are said to live in squalor and are being converted thanks to the efforts of a missionary named J. Grimes Everett. This helps say that what Everett did was not only succesful but helpful to. J. Grimes Everett is not just a character in the book but he's a person in real life (GCSE Guide).

'Mr.Everett the ladies of the Maycomb Alabama Methodist Episcopal Church South are behind you 100 percent'. This statement proves that the ladies like what J. Grimes Everett was doing. In the statement "Living in that jungle with nobody but J. Grimes Everett... Not a white person'll go near'em but that saintly J. Grimes Everett" proves something. It proves that Everett isn't afraid of anybody and is willing to help people others wouldn't. J. Grimes Everett is a man of spirit (GCSE Guide).

Works Cited:
Harper Lee. To Kill a Mockingbird. New York, N.Y.: Warner Books, Inc., 1960.
"A Study of Diverse Cultures and Traditions In “To Kill a Mockingbird." GCSE Guide. May 18 2007. http://www.gcseguide.co.uk/to_kill_a_mockingbird_2.htm.
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