Scout was going to hit Cecil Jacobs and get into a fight with him when he made he made fun of his father defending a black man. Scout became mad but resisted herself from hitting him. “‘You can just take that back, boy!’ This order, given by me to Cecil Jacobs, was the beginning of a rather thin time for Jem and me. My fists were clenched and I was ready to let fly. Atticus had promised me he would wear me out if he ever heard of me fighting anymore; I was far too old and too big for such childish things, and the sooner I learned to hold in, the better off everybody would be. I soon forgot. Cecil Jacobs made me forget. He had announced in the schoolyard the day before that Scout Finch's daddy defended niggers” (Lee 74). Her id is to hit him and make him pay for making fun of her dad even though she doesn’t know what a nigger lover is. However, her superego says that one should not hit others as it not acceptable to hit others in society. Her ego overcame her desires and make her clench her fist but not do anything and just walked past him and resisted it.