Freshman Honors 2
24 August 2012
To Kill a Mockingbird Questions
1a- Pride in ancestry and tradition
* “Tired old town”. Page 9
1b- Pride in conformity and distrust of those who are different * “Maycomb county had recently been told it had nothing to fear but fear itself”. Page 10 1c: Awareness of difference in social classes.
* “Nothing to buy and no money to buy with it”. Page 10os 1d- Narrow span of interest and almost no interest in the world outside of Maycomb. * “Nothing to see outside the boundaries of Maycomb County”. Page 10 2- Approximately when does the story start?
* The story begins in the 1930’s after the great depression in Maycomb. “There was no hurry, for there was nowhere to go, nothing to buy and no money to buy it with.” Page 6 3- What do we know for certain about Boo Radely?
* Radley had apparently been in the house ever since being locked up as a teenager for getting in trouble once with the police, although it is believed he sometimes comes out in the middle of the night. Boo’s house is feared and dark; the residents of Maycomb avoid the house as much as possible. 4- Why is Boo so fascinating to the children?
* Boo so fascinating to the children because he is secretive and has never been seen. No one knows exactly what happened for him to stay locked inside his house all these years. Ever since Dill started visiting the children became more interested.