They are human; of course they will know when a doctor is being inappropriate. Yet being big and strong she took time to care for David and be his friend. Nobody knows why Marie is so against seeing a doctor, but everybody just assumes it is because of her heritage — Indians were assumed to seek healing from Medicine men and potions instead of highly educated doctors. He took advantage of these women which he knew could not stick up for themselves, as he knew anyone would have his word over an Indian women. The whole white population within Mercer County were partly responsible for the terrible events of Montana 1948. The story is told from the perspective of a twelve year old boy David.
There are also many different ways in which racism is portrayed throughout the text, some of the characters are for it while others are against it. His wife Gail believed they should move out of Montana so Wes could establish his attorney career without the pressure of being one of Hayden's. Gail later pleads for Wes to take Frank out of their home. Watson then demonstrates to the reader the occurrence of something wrong through the motif of silence. Gail is very religious and acted with strong values to show David what was best.
Frank essentially admits his crimes to Wesley, and Wesley later comments that Frank showed no remorse at all and thought Marie Little Soldier was less worthy than a dog. As it turns out she was right. Frank, citing the scandal that will follow if he's taken to the county jail, pleads with Wesley to keep him out of the local jail. This statement shows that Frank has a stereotypical image of an Indian in his head, and though his eyes, they are all delusional, spiritual followers. He is talking about the Indian women like they are stupid animals.
When Marie hears this she falls into hysterics and refuses to see a doctor. David, who was playing with his grandfather's pistol, once contemplates shooting Frank because of all the troubles he has given their family. Its after this visit that Marie reveals Frank Hayden's atrocities. He was the shadow of his brother Frank, and was seen as more of a reject child out of the two sons. Julian Hayden Julian Hayden is the father of Wes and Frank.
Frank's brother Wesley, the sheriff of Bentrock, is the one who reveals many of the clues and contributes the most in the investigation. Montana 1948 Short answer Questions 1. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the adolescence of Jem and Scout is threatened one fateful night by a dangerous man bent on taking their lives. She wanted him to work in law and be himself, not a Hayden. Watson uses characterisation to convey different ideas throughout the text about racism.
My story begins on our third day at the camp. First of all, David Hayden is a twelve year old boy that lives in Mercer County in Bentrock, Montana. When David admits to seeing his uncle leave the residence hours before his babysitters death, Wesley later confronts Frank about his actions at a family dinner at their parents' house and they reach a compromise, where Wes agrees to forget the whole incident. He is introduced as a weak and oblivious character, who lives under the shadow of his brother Frank. David's father, Wesley, is the local sheriff and begins to investigate these allegations against his brother, but is in a difficult situation between his loyalty to his family and his obligation to justice.
An example of this is the way David influences my views on Wesley and Frank. This pity which I felt forced me to like his character more than Franks. She wanted him to better himself and become a lawyer. But how does one know when to draw the line when making the decision between his or her own family and protecting people within the community? David is the son of Wesley Hayden, town sheriff and Gail Hayden. Frank was also very racist and had no respect for Indian women whatsoever. So Gail tries to use her power to sway the outcome of decisions but this ultimately does not work, this is not surprising due to the social rank of females in this area. His family is very stable combined with the respect in which the much loved and admired Frank has held by both the townspeople and David, that made the events which occurred suddenly and with an increasing speed, so shocking and destructive, particularly for David.
It is at this point in the book when the first act of misjudgement occurs. Enid and Gloria Hayden These two women are married to Julian and Frank Hayden. Character Analysis David Hayden David is a 12 year old boy from a small town called Bentrock in Montana, David has a very confined personality, in other words he has to watch what he says or does because of the name he was given at birth as a Hayden- a very respectable name in his home town as his father is the sheriff, Uncle a doctor and his grandfather like his father was sheriff also. By clearly stating that Montana was not to blame, Sheriff Hayden means that it was the whites in Montana as well as his family and himself who were held responsible from the events that arose within the summer of 1948. David is a very shy but serious young boy who was very curious as to what went on around him.
He was born in 1910 in Mercer County and grew up on a large cattle ranch just outside of Bentrock with his brother Frank, mother Enid and father Julian. Gail did not want Wes to continue on with the role of being a sheriff. Fearing the campsite was closed, our bunch later arrived, and sure enough, it was open. Oh, he arrested the usual weekly drunks, mediated an occasional dispute about fence lines or stray cattle,. In the outskirts of the town there are farms and ranches however the land is very harsh and nothing grows well. Wesley agrees to let Frank remain in his basement until other arrangements can be made.