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The precocious Scout recognizes the danger: renown would "kill the mockingbird. Jack also has a pet cat named Rose Aylmer, who is mentioned during the Christmas visit.

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She is also a Southern Belle. Tom testifies that he had frequently helped Mayella with household chores because he felt sorry for her and the family's difficult life - a statement that shocks the all-white, male jury.

Scout thinks that Nathan is similar to the deceased Mr.

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Miss Maudie was the female version of Atticus Finch. Scout may be exaggerating a bit when she thinks, "as I made my way home, I thought Jem and I would get grown but there wasn't much else left for us to learn, except possibly algebra".

Atticus so rarely asked Jem and me to do something for him, I could take being called a coward for him.

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She wants a quick fix to complicated questions. Cunningham then tells the other mob members to get back in their cars and leave them alone.

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Gilmer has a slight cast with one eye, which he uses to his advantage in trial. Avery pushes a mattress out of the window when Miss Maudie's house catches fire. Sometimes her brother criticizes her for "acting like a girl," other times he complains that she's not girlish enough. Somehow, if I fought Cecil I would let Atticus down. He owns and also publishes The Maycomb Tribune. He is a powerful symbol of goodness swathed in an initial shroud of creepiness, leaving little presents for Scout and Jem and emerging at an opportune moment to save the children. They were originally from Clanton, Alabama; and are rumored to be Republicans. Truly, it is an excellent movie, despite issues with its subject matter. He is also an apothecary. However, she is frequently harassed by devout "Foot-Washing Baptists" , who tell her that her enjoyment of gardening is a sin. She finds another kind of higher nobility in avoiding the fights like it serves a greater goal.
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