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To Kill a Mockingbird

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Chapter 1-11: To Kill A Mockingbird Review
Chapter 1:
• The reader is introduced to the narrator, Scout, who describes her family's history and her town, Maycomb. She and her brother, Jem, are also introduced to Dill, and the children share stories and fantasies about the mystery man next door. Chapter 2-4:

• The first day of school does not go well for Scout.
• Scout learns a lesson in manners when Walter Cunningham comes to lunch and a lesson in compromise from Atticus. • Scout and Jem find some mysterious presents in the knothole of an old tree on the Radley place. Chapter 5-7:

• The children's fascination with Boo Radley continues. • Jem, Dill, and Scout venture out one night to try to see into Boo Radley's back window -- an adventure that leads to frightening results, especially for Jem. • As the summer comes to a close, Scout and Jem find more presents in the Radley tree, but their bounty is suddenly cut off by Mr. Radley. Chapter 8-11:

• Winter comes quickly, bringing a rare snowstorm to Maycomb. Miss Maudie's house is ruined in a fire, and Scout has a rare encounter with Boo Radley without even knowing it. • Scout runs into trouble with both a classmate and a cousin when the two boys taunt her about her father, whom they call a "nigger lover." Atticus explains to Scout that he will be defending a black man named Tom Robinson. • Scout discovers that her father, whom she previously thought too old to do anything, does possess some talents. • Jem and Scout learn more about their neighbor Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose.

To Kill A Mockingbird: Chpt 12-22 Review

Chapter 12-14:

• With Atticus out of town, Calpurnia takes Jem and Scout to her church. They also learn more information about Tom Robinson. • Aunt Alexandra comes to stay with Atticus and the children. • After a tough evening fighting with both Aunt Alexandra and Jem, Scout is surprised to find the runaway Dill hiding under her bed. Chapter 15-17:

• As Tom Robinson's trial approaches, Atticus worries about the safety of his client -- a fear which proves to be justified. • Tom Robinson's trial begins.
• Heck Tate and Mr. Ewell take the stand in Tom Robinson's trial. Chapter 18-20:
• Mayella Ewell takes the stand.
• Tom Robinson takes the stand.
• As they take a break from the trial, Scout and Dill get to know Dolphus Raymond better. Afterwards, they listen to Atticus's closing statements in the trial. Chapter 21-22:
• The verdict is announced in Tom's case. Pronounced guilty despite the evidence proving the story has bee fabricated. • The children, as well as other members of the community, discuss and react to the verdict in the Robinson case.

To Kill A Mockingbird: Chpt 23-31 Review

Chapter : 23-25
Atticus and the children discuss the trial, Scout and Aunt Alexandra discuss Walter Cunningham and Jem and Scout discuss class distinctions. •As Scout suffers through one of her aunt's missionary circle affairs, Atticus returns home with the news that Tom Robinson had been killed. •The residents of Maycomb react to Robinson's death.

Chapter : 26-28
After a classroom discussion of Aldoph Hitler and his treatment of Jews, Scout is struck by the hipocracy of many of Maycomb's residents. •It would appear the Bob Ewell has not forgotten his grudge against some of Maycomb's citizens, including Judge Taylor and Helen Robinson. In the meantime, Scout prepares for a Halloween night presentation at her school. •While returning home from the school pageant, Jem and Scout are attacked. Jem is hurt and carried home by a stranger. Afterwards, a search of the area turns up Bob Ewell's body.

Chapter : 29-31
As Heck Tate and Atticus listen, Scout tells them what happened to her and Jem, ending by pointing to the man who carried Jem home. •Atticus is sure that it was Jem who stabbed Bob Ewell, but the sheriff tells Atticus that he intends to say that Ewell fell on his own knife. Atticus is sure that Tate is trying to protect Jem, untill it finally dawns on him that it was really Boo Radley who killed Ewell. •Scout walks Boo Radley home, and then she reflects on what it must be like to "stand in his shoes and walk around in them."

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