Can’t see what witness’s literacy has to do with the case, irrelevant’n’immaterial.
"Now let’s consider this calmly-" began Atticus, but Mr. Gilmer interrupted with an objection: he was not irrelevant or immaterial, but Atticus was browbeating the witness.
Slowly but surely I began to see the pattern of Atticus’s questions: from questions that Mr. Gilmer did not deem sufficiently irrelevant or immaterial to object to, Atticus was quietly building up before the jury a picture of the Ewells’ home life.
There are no more uses of "immaterial" in the book.
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For political reasons, most senators had to vote for the bill. The fine print was immaterial to the final vote.
Your intentions are immaterial to me. What is important to me is that your actions continue to hurt people.