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To kill a mockingbird test notes

  1. 1. To Kill a Mockingbird<br />Notes for Final Test<br />
  2. 2. Characters by Description<br />Atticus Finch<br />… he wore glasses. He was nearly blind in his left eye…<br />… he never went hunting, he did not play poker or fish or smoke. He sat in the living room and read.<br />Jem Finch<br />… stayed moody and silent for a week.<br />
  3. 3. Characters by Description<br />Scout (Jean Louis) Finch<br />Her use of bathroom invective leaves nothing to the imagination. But she doesn’t know the meaning of half she says…<br />Calpurnia<br /><ul><li>…her hand was wide as a bed slat and twice as hard.
  4. 4. …led a modest double life…</li></li></ul><li>Characters by Description<br />Dill<br /><ul><li>He wore blue linen shorts that buttoned to his shirt, his hair was snow white and stuck to his head like duck-fluff.</li></ul>Boo Radley<br />…a malevolent phantom.<br />…sickly white hands that had never seen the sun.<br />
  5. 5. Characters by Description<br />Miss Maudie<br />…a chameleon lady who worked in her flower beds in an old straw hat and men’s coveralls…<br />Tom Robinson<br />His left arm was fully twelve inches shorter than his right, and hung dead at his side.<br />
  6. 6. Characters by Description<br />Bob Ewell<br />…a little bantam cock of a man…the back of his neck reddening at the sound of his name.<br />MayellaEwell<br />…must have been the loneliest person in the world…even lonelier than Boo Radley…<br />
  7. 7. Characters by Description<br />Mrs. Dubose<br />Her face was the color or a dirty pillowcase, and the corners of her mouth glistened with wet…<br />…plain hell.<br />Miss Stephanie<br />…a neighborhood scold…(who relates a gossipy story about Boo driving his scissors into Mr. Radley’s leg).<br />
  8. 8. Characters by Description<br />Miss Caroline<br />She had bright auburn hair, pink cheeks, and wore crimson fingernail polish.<br />Aunt Alexandra<br />…she had a river-boat, boarding-school manners; let any moral come along and she would uphold it…<br />…analogous to Mount Everest: throughout my early life, she was cold and there.<br />
  9. 9. Characters by Description<br />Judge Taylor<br />…looking like a sleepy old shark, his pilot fish writing rapidly below in front of him.<br />
  10. 10. Setting<br />The doors of First Purchase Churchare shut until ten dollars has been collected for Helen Robinson.<br />Atticus shoots the mad dog as it advances slowly up Scout and Jem’s street.<br />The children sit with Reverend Sykes in the Colored Balcony, which runs along three walls upstairs in the courtroom.<br />
  11. 11. Setting<br />Bob Ewell attacks Jem and Scout under the big oak tree as they walk home at night through the schoolyard.<br />In rainy weather the streets of Maycomb turn to red slop.<br />Two live oaks, one with a knot-hole, stand at the edge of the Radley Place.<br />
  12. 12. Setting<br />Jem whacks the to off every camellia bush in the yard outside Mrs. Dubose’s house.<br />Atticus sits in his office chair alone one night outside the Maycomb jail.<br />Finch’s Landing is the family homestead and still the home of Aunt Alexandra and her husband, Uncle Jimmy.<br />
  13. 13. Setting<br />The Ewell’s home is located behind the town garbage dump and is surrounded by gleanings from the dump.<br />
  14. 14. Notes <br />Reverend Sykes helps the children find a place to sit in the crowded courtroom.<br />Sheriff Tate hides Boo Radley’s involvement in Bob Ewell’s death.<br />Walter Cunningham’s family are poor but hard-working farmers<br />
  15. 15. Notes<br />Dill introduces to Scout and Jem the idea of making Boo Radley come out.<br />The Ewell children attend school only on the first day.<br />MayellaEwell is a thick-bodied, strong built woman.<br />
  16. 16. Notes<br />Aunt Alexandra is concerned about Atticus’s safety and health.<br />Miss Caroline is angered and flustered by Scout’s ability to read.<br />Miss Maudie’s house burns to the ground.<br />
  17. 17. Notes<br />Scout asks to visit Calpurnia at her home in the Quarters, but never does.<br />Only a few members of the First Purchase church can read.<br />Uncle Jack scolds Scout when she fights with Cousin Francis.<br />
  18. 18. Notes<br />The Missionary Society ladies are prejudiced and hypocritical.<br />Mr. Underwood, who despises blacks, writes an editorial condemning Tom’s shooting death.<br />Nathan Radley fires a shotgun at the children.<br />
  19. 19. Who…? What…?<br />Mr. Nathan Radley<br />Boo Radley’s older brother who cements up the knot-hole.<br />Tim Johnson<br />The mad/rabid dog<br />“…the deadest shot in Maycomb County.”<br />Miss Maudie tells Scout about Atticus’s reputation as “Ol’One-Shot” on the day he shoots Tim Johnson.<br />
  20. 20. Who…? What…?<br />Mr. Raymond Dolphus<br />A white man from an old family who lives with a black woman and has children of mixed race.<br />Zeebo<br />Calpurnia’s oldest son, whom she taught to read.<br />Conducts the “linin’” at First Purchase.<br />The garbage man.<br />