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 dead body.
Vocabulary All page numbers refer to the Warner Books Edition: December, 1982.
"High above us in the darkness a solitary mocker poured out his repertoire...(p. 257)."
"...to the irascible qua-ack of a bluejay...(p. 257)."
"We had slowed to a cautious gait...(p. 258)."
"A small patch of earth beneath its branched was packed hard from many fights and furtive crap games (p. 258)."
"We each bought a sack of Mrs. Judge Taylor's homemade divinity (p. 259)."
"...she said people who held such views were usually climbers (p. 259)."
"...Colonel Maycomb set out on a purposeful journey to rout the enemy and entangles his troops so far northwest in the forest primeval...(p. 261)."
" 'Here, Scout, let me hold onto your - - hock (p. 262).' "
"It's owner said, 'Uff!' and tried to catch my arms, but they were tightly pinioned (p. 265)."
"The man was walking with the staccato steps of someone carrying a load too heavy for him (p. 266)."
"Dr. Reynolds said if we had been boil-prone things would have been different...(p. 267)."
" 'Yes sir, if it's a pink one with smockin',' I said (p. 269)."
Allusions All page numbers refer to the Warner Books Edition: December, 1982.
"Adults in homemade three-corner hats, confederate caps, Spanish-American War hats, and World War helmets (p. 260)."