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To Kill A Mockingbird

  • 9 months ago

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    To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapters 1-7 Information-grey

    DEDICATION
    for Mr. Lee and Alice, in consideration of Love & Affection
    Lawyers, I suppose, were children once
    Charles Lamb

     

    PART ONE

    Chapter 1

    When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow. When it healed, and Jem’s fears of never being able to play football were assuaged, he was seldom self-conscious about his injury. His left arm was somewhat shorter than his right; when...

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    To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapters 8-11 Information-grey

    Chapter 8

    For reasons unfathomable to the most experienced prophets in Maycomb County, autumn turned to winter that year. We had two weeks of the coldest weather since 1885, Atticus said. Mr. Avery said it was written on the Rosetta Stone that when children disobeyed their parents, smoked cigarettes and made war on each other, the seasons would change: Jem and I were burdened with the guilt of contributing to the aberrations of nature, thereby causing unhappiness to our neighbors and discomfort to ourselves.

    Old Mrs. Radley died that winter, but her death caused hardly a ripple—the neighborhood seldom saw her, except when she watered her cannas. Jem and I decided that Boo had got her at last, but when Atticus returned from the Radley house he said she died of natural causes, to our disappointment.

    “Ask...

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    To Kill A Mockingbird, Chapters 12-17 Information-grey

     

    Chapter 12

    Jem was twelve. He was difficult to live with, inconsistent, moody. His appetite was appalling, and he told me so many times to stop pestering him I consulted Atticus: “Reckon he’s got a tapeworm?” Atticus said no, Jem was growing. I must be patient with him and disturb him as little as possible.

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    To Kill A Mockingbird, Chapters 18-24 Information-grey

     

    Chapter 18

    But someone was booming again.

    “Mayella Violet Ewell —!”

    A young girl walked to the witness stand. ...

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    To Kill A Mockingbird, Chapters 25-31 Information-grey

     

    Chapter 25

    “Don’t do that, Scout. Set him out on the back steps.”

    “Jem, are you crazy?...”

    “I said set him out on the back steps.”

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