To Kill a Mocking Bird
a. pride in ancestry and “tradition”
“Tired old town” (pg. 5) pride in conformity and distrust of those who are different b. “Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fear but fear itself” (pg. 6) awareness of difference in social classes c. awareness of difference in social classes
“nothing to buy and no money to buy with it” (pg. 6)
2. Approximately when does the story begin? Show evidence to support your answer.
The story approximately begins in the 1930s, after the Great Depression happened in Alabama. They are dealing with the struggles that come with this serious financial issue.“There was no hurry, for there was nowhere to go, nothing to buy and no money to buy it with” (pg.6). This quote represents the setting and the way of life as the stock market crash effected their lifestyles.
3. What do we know for certain about Boo Radley?
The Home Boo lives in is mysterious and feared by the maybe people in the area. It was said that Radley was locked up as a teenager for getting in trouble with police. Radley had been locked up in the house as a punishment for about fifteen years, but he sometimes comes out in the middle of the night.
4. Why is Boo fascinating to the children?
Boo is fascinating to the children because he is mysterious and no one knows the truth to why is was locked up in his house for so long. Ever since the summer that Dill arrived and…