How to kill a mockingbird chapters 5-11
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Finch's neighbor, children's best friend among the adults of Maycomb.
What does Miss Maudie think of the Radleys?
She thinks that Boo Radley doesn't want to get out of his house, and that the Radleys are foot-washing Baptists (very observant)
Why do Dill and Jem want to give Boo Radley a note? What does Atticus say when he finds out about their plan?
To make him come outside.Atticus is at first against the idea when he finds out about their plan, but eventually warms up to it and finds a way to make it work.
How did Jem lose his pants?How did Jem lose his pants?
Jem loses his pants when they get stuck in a fence on the Radley property as they are feeling from Nathan Radley shooting at them.
What did he find when Jem went back for his pants?
When jem returned later that night to get his pants they had been untangles from the fence, sewn (very poorly), and folded and hung on the fence as if they were waiting for him.
What else did Jem and Scout find in the Radley's tree?
They found such things as a medal, a small knife, a pocket watch, two figures carved in soap, pennies, crayons, marbles, jacks, a key, a safety pin, fountain pen tips, a small harmonica, gum, yarn, and a whistle.
Why would there be no more surprises in the tree?
Mr. Nathan Radley plugged the hole up with cement because he said the tree was dead.
What happened to Miss Maudie's house? What was her reaction?
It burnt down, and she didn't care and was actually kind of happy because she hated being indoors so much, she just liked her garden.
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What "disaster" happened at Christmas between Scout and Francis?
Scout gets into a fight with Francis for calling atticus a n-word lover.
What did Scout's Uncle Jack learn from Scout and Atticus?
Scout taught him to always listen to both sides of the story, and Atticus taught him to always tell children the truth, because they can always spot evasions and those only muddle them.
What brave thing does Atticus do in Chapter 10? Why are Scout and Jem shocked?
He shoots Tim Johnson the dog, and Jem and Scout are shocked, because they thought he was too old to do anything.They were shocked because Jem and Scout always believed their dad was boring and old. When he was able to kill the dog in one shot made them realize that he wasn't.
What did Jem do when Mrs. Dubose said Atticus "lawed for ******s?"
He took Scout's birthday baton and, waving it madly, cut the tops off of all of Mrs. Dubose's camellia bushes.
What was Jem's punishment?
He had to repair the damage as well as he could, and he had to read to Mrs. Dubose each afternoon after school for a month.
What did Jem learn from his encounter with Mrs. Dubose and following her death?
He learned that people aren't always what they seem, that one can't understand someone else until one has all the facts, and, most importantly, that there is a different kind of courage than physical courage.