The children's fascination with Boo Radley continues.
Vocabulary All page numbers refer to the Warner Books Edition: December, 1982.
"...she was only another lady in the neighborhood, but a relatively benign presence (p. 46)."
"Our tacit treaty with Miss Maudie was that we could play on her lawn...(p. 46)."
"She was a widow, a chameleon lady who worked in her flower beds in an old straw hat and men's coveralls...(p. 46)."
"With a click of her tongue she thrust out her bridgework, a gesture of cordiality that cemented out friendship (p. 47)."
"Miss Maudie's benevolence extended to Jem and Dill...(p. 47)."
" 'Do you smell my mimosa (p. 48)?' "
" 'What a morbid question (p. 48).' "
"My confidence in pulpit Gospel lessened at the vision of Miss Maudie stewing forever in various Protestant hells (p. 49)."
"Jem said placidly, 'We are going to give a note to Boo Radley.' (p. 51)"
"...he had the right to stay inside free from the attentions of inquisitive children...(p. 53)."
"...we were not to play an asinine game he had seen us playing...(p. 54)"
" 'No,' said Atticus, 'putting his life's history on display for the edification of the neighborhood (p. 54).' "
"Jem gaped at him (p. 54)."
"Jem decided there was no point in quibbling, and was silent (p. 54)."
Allusions All page numbers refer to the Warner Books Edition: December, 1982.
"If she found a blade of nut grass in her yard it was like the Second Battle of the Marne (p. 47)."
Miss Maudie's face likened such an occurrence unto an Old Testament pestilence (p. 47)."
Idioms All page numbers refer to the Warner Books Edition: December, 1982.
"He said he was trying to get Miss Maudie's goat...(p. 48)."
"True enough, she had an acid tongue in her head...(p. 49)."