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Tough Questions

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Jessica Owen

on 18 September 2014

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Tough Questions
"True enough, she had an acid tongue in her head, and she did not go about the neighborhood doing good, as did Miss Stephanie Crawford. But while no one with a grain of sense trusted Miss Stephanie, Jem and I had considerable faith in Miss Maudie. She had never told on us, had never played cat-and-mouse with us, she was not at all interested in our private lives. She was our friend. How so reasonable a creature could live in peril of ever-lasting torment.” (Lee 59)
“He stood their until nightfall, and I waited for him. When we went in the house I saw he had been crying; his face was dry in the right places, but I thought it odd that I had not heard him.” (Lee 84)
""How can you tell?" Asked Dill. “He looked black to me.” “You can’t sometimes not unless you know who they are. But he’s half Raymond, all right.” But how can you tell? I asked. “I told you Scout you just hafta know who they are.” (Lee 216)
To Kill a Mockingbird

“This was news, news that put a different light on things: Atticus had to, whether he wanted to or not. I thought it odd that he hadn’t said anything to us about it_ we could have used in many times in defending him and ourselves. He had to, that’s why he was doing it, equaled fewer fights and less fussing. But did that explain the whole town’s additude? The court appointed Atticus to defend him. Atticus aimed to defend him. That’s what they don’t like about it. It was confusing.” (Lee 218)
“…there was something about them that I instinctively liked… they weren’t- “Hypocrites.” (Lee 313)
“Jem, how can you hate Hitler so bad an’ then turn around and be ugly about folks right at home-“ (Lee 331)
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