To Kill A Mockingbird: Part One Chapter 5

Describe Miss Maudie Atkinson? How typical is she of Maycomb’s women? What do the children think of her Miss Maudie is a woman in the neighborhood who allows Scout and Jem to play on her lawn, eat her scuppernongs, and explore her vast lot. She hated to be inside and was often working in her garden. She was a widow. In the evenings, Scout described her as “reigning over the street in magisterial beauty
What does Miss Maudie tell Scout about Boo? How does this compare with what Scout already believes? Miss Maudie tells Scout that Boo Radley is alive because she hasn’t seen him carried out yet. Scout has been told by Jem that he is dead and was stuffed up the chimney
Scout claims that “Dill could tell the biggest ones ” (lies) she ever heard. Why might Dill have told such lies Dill may lie because he doesn’t want people to know that he has no family who cares for him, which is the reason he gets passed around
What reasons does Atticus give for the children not to play the Boo Radley game? Do you think he is right? Why Atticus does not want the children to play the Boo Radley game because it is putting Boo’s life history on display for the whole neighborhood and thinks the children are making fun of him
Benevolence to do good to others
Placidly pleasantly calm or peaceful

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