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1.Describe Miss Maudie Atkinson? How typical is she of Maycomb's women? What do the children
think of her?
she is one of their neighbors who is about Atticus's age. She acts like a typical Maycomb women, and the children think she is nice. I don't think she is considered typical.
2.What does Miss Maudie tell Scout about Boo? How does this compare with what Scout already
She tells Scout that he isn't dead yet, they think he is dead and they put him in the chimney.
3.Scout claims that “Dill could tell the biggest ones ” (lies) she ever heard. Why might Dill have told
such lies?
He says them to make Scout and Jem like him.
4.What reasons does Atticus give for the children not to play the Boo Radley game? Do you think
he is right? Why?
they need to leave the man alone. I think he is because it is mean.
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5. Why does Scout disapprove of Jem's and Dill's plan of looking in at one of the Radleys' windows?
because she didn't want to bother him. She was also scared of him.
6.What does Mr. Nathan Radley know about the intruders in his garden? Why does Miss Stephanie
refer to a “negro” over whose head Mr. Nathan has fired?
they were scared and ran away. She thinks he was black because she thinks that only a black person would do something like that.
7.Why does Dill's explanation of Jem's state of dress almost land him in trouble?
because Miss Rachel yelled at him for gambling.
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8.When Jem tells Scout about getting his trousers back, he tells her of something strange. What is
the weren't tangled in the fence any more, they were folded and sitting at the top of the fence. and mended
9.Can you find any evidence that Jem is beginning to understand more than Scout about Boo.
Radley? What do you think this is?
He was silent for a long time about that night, probably because he found out something about mister Radley.
10. Does Jem still fear the gifts in the tree? Give reasons for your answer.
No because everything they have taken from the tree has been good and has not harmed them.
11.When the children plan to send a letter to the person who leaves the gifts, they are prevented.
How does this happen? Who does it, and why might he do so?
The hole was filled with cement by Mr. Radley. He did this because he didn't like people putting stuff in it. People or Boo??
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12.Why does Scout quiz Atticus about his visit to the Radley house? How much does Atticus tell
She does this because Jem told her to and she was also curious.Atticus does not tell her much.
13.What is the “near libel” which Jem puts in the front yard? How do Miss Maudie and Atticus react
to it?
it is a snowman. Atticus thinks it is very good snd specisl, showing Jem's artistic skill. Miss Maudie thinks its hideous. It is a close likeness to Mr. Avery.
14.Why does Atticus save Miss Maudie's oak rocking chair?
He saves it because it is one of her favorite pieces of furniture.
15.When Atticus asks Scout about the blanket around her shoulders, what does Jem realize?
that Mr. Radley put it around her. Which Mr. Radley???
16.Explain what Atticus means by telling Jem not to let his discovery “inspire ” him to “further glory”?
Since h realized that Mr. Boo Radley had been out, he might mess with him more to make him come out agian.
17. Is there any reason why Jem might now do as his father says?
Jem will because Atticus comforted him when he poured out all of the bad things he did without Atticus knowing. And he is beginning to grow up and understand why he should listen to Atticus.