2. "But it was a time of vague optimism for some of the people: Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fear but fear itself" (6 Chapter 1).
speaker: scout Literary technique: setting
3. "The house was low, was once white with a deep front porch and green shutters, but had long ago darkened to the color of the slate-gray yard around it. Rain-rotted shingles drooped over the eaves of the veranda; oak trees kept the sun away...Inside the house lived a malevolent phantom" (8 Chapter 1).
speaker: scout literary technique: gothic elements
4. "'Let's try to make him come out,' said Dill. 'I'd like to see what he looks like,'" (13 Chapter 1).
speaker: dill literary technique: gothic elements
5. "Miss Caroline apparently thought I was lying. 'Let's not let our imaginations run away with us, dear,' she said. 'Now you tell your father not to teach you any more. It's best to begin reading with a fresh mind. You tell him I'll take over from here and try to undo the damage—'" (17 Chapter 2)
speaker: miss caroline literary technique: theme- formal education vs. learning
6. "My nagging got the better of Jem eventually, as I knew it would, and to my relief we slowed down the game for a while," (41 Chapter 5).
speaker: scout literary technique: theme-courage
7. "It was obvious that he had not followed a word Jem said, for all Atticus said was, 'You're right. We'd better keep this and the blanket to ourselves. Someday, maybe, Scout can thank him for covering her up,'" (72 Chapter 8).
speaker: scout literary technique: foreshadowing
8. "'For a number of reasons,' said Atticus. 'The main one is, if I didn't I couldn't hold up my head in town, I couldn't represent this county in the legislature, I couldn't even tell you or Jem not to do something again,'" (75 Chapter 9).
9. "'I know. Your daughter gave me my first lessons this afternoon. She said I didn't understand children much and told me why. She was quite right. Atticus, she told me how I should have treated her—oh dear, I'm so sorry I romped on her,'" (87 Chapter 9).
speaker: uncle jack literary technique: theme-prejudice
10. "'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird,'" (90 Chapter 10).