To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 1-8 Questions Essay

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Chapter 1:
#1 a) “Tired old town” (pg. 5) b) “Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing fear but fear itself” (pg. 6) c) “nothing to buy and no money to buy with it” (pg. 6) d) “nothing to see outside the boundaries of Maycomb County” (pg. 10)

#2 The setting of the story take place in Maycomb County, Alabama, during the 1930's.

#3 Scout was telling the story about Boo Radley, she said Radley was locked up in a basement as a teenager for once getting in trouble with police. Boo has been locked up in the house ever since and people think he goes out at night.

#4 The children find Boo fascinating because he was so mysterious, they thought he was dead and there were many stories about him.
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#4 I think Atticus meant that “common folk” know and understand the laws so they aren’t exempted, but the Ewells live by a different way of life so some of the laws are bent for them so they can still co-exist.

#5 Atticus compromise to Scout is that Scout can keep on reading at home with him, but she can’t tell her teacher that she is.

Chapter 4:
#1 Scout doesn’t like the teacher because she tells her that she’s not allowed to read or right in first grade and Scout doesn’t like her fellow classmates.

#2 I think the gum and pennies are coming from either Boo or a mocking bird. I think Boo because its his house and a mocking bird because its in the title of a story.

#3 She doesn’t want to get in trouble with Atticus and because she afraid of one she heard someone laughing in the Radley house.

Chapter 5:
#1 Miss Maudie is a very friendly and warmth person. She hated staying at her house, she is widow, loved flowers and plants, likes baking, gold filling in her teeth and Baptist. She is very nice and friendly to Scout and Jem.

#2 Miss Maudie was putting down a specific baptist point of view in which they person takes everything from the bible literally and believe that gods rules are the only rules.

#3 Sometimes when someone has a Bible they use the power of it for the wrong reasons.

#4 Atticus policy is basically tell the children everyone has their right, if Boo wanted to

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