How Does Atticus Admire Miss Maudie

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1. Scout admires Miss Maudie because she is very smart, intelligent and wise.
2. Atticus accepted the job to defend Tom Robison because he felt it was his duty and if he didn’t Scout and Jem would never look at him the same way. They wouldn’t admire him the way they do.
3. Scout fights with Cecil Jacobs and Francis because they called Atticus, her father, a “nigger-lover.” She stood up for Atticus and fought them.
4. Aunt Alexandra disapproves of Scout because Scout doesn’t act like a lady. She doesn’t have manners like a lady.
5. Uncle Jack later regrets punishing Scout because she wasn’t the one who really needed to be punished. She was defending her father, while Francis was being a nuisance.
6. Atticus scolds Scout for questioning Walter Cunningham’s eating habits.
7. Scouts first grade teacher, Miss Caroline tells Scout not to read with Atticus anymore.
8. During the winter, Miss Maudie’s house catches on fire because she had a fire going all night for her potted plants.
9. When Jem went back to get his pants from the Radley place, he found them folded neatly and stitched up where a hole used to be.
10. During the book, Scout and Jem are stunned to figure out that Atticus is really good with guns. Many people told Jem and Scout that he is “the best
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This sentence means that Scout really didn’t know how Atticus figured out she was listening to their conversation. He wanted her to hear every last bit of it. If he didn’t Atticus would have sent Scout away earlier in the conversation. This last sentence can be important to the story because it can affect Scout’s view on the Tom Robinson case later in the book. It probably wasn’t even important in the story then. As Atticus started the case later in the book the sentence helped me figure out why Scout still believed in her father working on the case. Scout knew that her father was hoping that she still had faith in him. She knew that he was trying all that he could to help out Tom

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