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To Kill a Mockingbird Part 1
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Describe the physical setting of the story
Maycomb, Alabama during the Great Depression
What is the relationship between the narrator and her brother and their father? What is the narrator's name?
Satisfactory because he played with them, read to them and treated them with detached courtesy. Her name is Scout or Jean Louise
Who is Dill?
A seven year old from mississippi who spends the summers with his Aunt Rachael in Maycomb
When the routine of Jem, Scout and Dill's summer becomes tiresome, what ideas does Dill have?
They will find a way to make Boo Radley come out of his house
How had Mr. Radley seen to it that his younger son cause no further trouble in Maycomb?
He imprisoned him in his house
After Mr. Radley died, what changes occurred at the Radley Place?
Boo's brother returned to Maycomb
What dare of Dill's does Jem finally accept?
To touch the side of the Radley's Place
When Jem takes Scout to school for her first day what order does he give her?
For her to leave him alone and not to talk to him
What two things does Miss Caroline tell Scout that Atticus is not to do anymore?
Teach her how to read and write
When Scout tries to spare Walter Cunningham any further humiliation, what does Miss Caroline do to her?
She hits Scout's hands and makes her stand in the corner
At the Finch's lunch, what reason does Walter give Atticus for not being able to pass the first grade?
Walter needs to help his dad every spring to bring in the harvest
After Calpurnia makes Scout leave the table, what lecture does she give scout?
She lectures her about treating Walter as company and how much money people have doesn't matter
How does Scout describe Burris Ewell's physical appearance? How does Little Charles litte describe Burris's personality?
Scout describes Burris Ewell as the filthiest human alive, while Charles describes Buriss as mean
AFter Scout's first day of school what is her assessment and what is her plan?
Scouts assignment is to refrain from reading. Her plan was to try to get Atticus to let her quit school.
After Scout begs Atticus not to make her return to school, what advice does he give her for getting along with people?
To get along with people get into other peoples point of view by stepping into their shoes.
Explain why scout goes back to the Radley place one afternoon.
She sees gum in the tree.
What is the neighborhood's opinion of Mrs. Dubose?
She is a very mean woman and she is old.
What does Jem say about the indian heads they find in the knot hole of the tree?
They are someone else's and they have been well taken care of and are very expensive.
What new game do Jem, Scout, and Dill play?
They play Boo Radley.
After Atticus catches the children with the scissors what is Jem's reaction and what is Scout's?
Jem wants to keep playing and Scout wants to stop
Explain why Scout becomes annoyed with Dill.
Because he confesses his love for her and then neglects her
What does Miss Maudie tell Scout about some kind of men?
That some men are so worried about theirnext life more than this one
What is Jem and Dill's plan to contact Boo?
To give him a note by sticking it through his crack in his window shutters.
What order does Atticus give the children regarding Boo?
To leave him alone and stop making fun of him and his family.
Why do Dill, Jem, and Scout run from the Radley place?
Because they hear a gunshot.
How does dill explain jem's missing pants
They are playing strip poker and I guess that gem lost and he gave he gave his pants to dill
what according to scout causes jem and her to part company
On this is gem had to retrieve his hand so I have pants is not find them in the neighbors yard
summarize scout's assessment of second grade?
She says it was grim
what does jem finally tell scout about his pants he retrieved?
That they were sown
what do jem and scout realize about the carved soap figures they find in the knot hole
The carved soap were them
when jem and scout find the knot hole filled with cement what explanation does nathan radley give? what does attic say?
Nathan says that the tree is dying a lot Atticus says it is healthy
describe how jem constructs his snowman. what compliment does atticus pay him
jem constructs it from mud and a little snow and atticus tell him that he is not worried what he will be, one day
What does atticus criticized Jem for
he says by making figures of the neighbors is not appropriate
why does atticus wake the children in the middle of the night?
miss maudies house burns down
What is Scouts wearing? How does Atticus explain the presence of what Scout is wearing?
atticus says that boo put a blanket on her
describe scouts reaction to knowing that boo touched her
She nearly threw up.
What is miss maudies reaction to the loss of her house?
She says that she always hated the house and that when she does the new house will have my room for her garden
Why does scout forget what atticus told her about fighting?
Because she got so mad
What does Atticus tell scouts to do when she hears ugly talk at school
To ignore them
What comparison does Scout used to describe her relationship with her aunt Alexandra?
Like Mount Everest cold and there
Explain Scout's reasoning regarding her cussing fluently
She is cussing so atticus will think that she got it from school and won't make her go
Why does Scout fight Francis?
He says Atticus is a disgrace to their family and he is a "african american lover"
Does scout make her uncle Jack promise not to tell how to keep the truth about?
About what Francis said about Atticus and how she fought Francis.
What does Atticus tell Jack he hopes Jem and Scout do instead of listening to the town?
Stay strong against what they say.
Explain why Scout is so upset over Atticus being old
Because he can't play football like the other dads can and he can't do many other things.
Atticus tells the children they are not allowed to kill mockingbirds because doing it is a sin. How does Miss Maudie explain Atticus' reasoning to Scout?
It is a sin because they do nothing wrong and just play is wonderful music
Why does the sheriff ask Atticus to shoot Tim Johnson?
Because Atticus has the best shot in town.
What explanation does Miss Maudie offer for Atticus putting his gun down 30 years ago?
That he thought that God gave him an unfair advantage above living creatures
What does Jem tell Scout about their fathers shooting of the dog?
He says do not tell anyone
What does Atticus do that causes Scout to say she felt he was a bravest man you ever lived?
He went to see Mrs. DuBose.
What does Jim do to Mrs. Dubose's chamomile bush?
He cuts off the ends because she talks poorly about their father.
What does Mrs. Dubose want from Jem as payment for his crime?
For him to read to her every day after school for a month.
How does Atticus explain the term "negro" lover to Scout?
That it is does not mean anything and that is a term ignorant people use
What change had occurred in Mrs. Dubose by the last week Scout and Jem went to her home
She stopped having fits.
How does Atticus explain courage to Jem?
By saying how this is Mrs. Dubose knew she was going to die, but she wanted to die not by being a drug addict, but by being free from drugs
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