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Part 1, Chapter 1 Set in the 1950s, Go Set a Watchmen opens with 26-year-old Jean Louise Finch traveling by train from her present home in... Read More
Part 1, Chapter 2 Jean Louise and Hank arrive at Atticus's home. Atticus is described as a man diminishing in size because of the effects ... Read More
Part 1, Chapter 3 Tensions between Aunt Alexandra and Jean Louise emerge. Previously, Aunt Alexandra had tried to use guilt to coerce Jean... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 4 The focus of this chapter is the town of Maycomb. Historically, the town's location made it hard to reach. This insulate... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 5 Jean Louise recalls her childhood with her brother, Jem, and best friend, Dill, specifically a time when they playacted ... Read More
Part 3, Chapter 6 Aunt Alexandra wakes up Jean Louise, accusing her of embarrassing the family by swimming naked with Hank. Atticus, unfaz... Read More
Part 3, Chapter 7 Herbert Jemson, the music director of the Methodist church, tries to change the way the Doxology, a short hymn of praise... Read More
Part 3, Chapter 8 Atticus and Hank go off to a meeting at the courthouse. Jean Louise is looking forward to a fun-filled afternoon visitin... Read More
Part 3, Chapter 9 Atticus Finch is described as a true friend who is consistent in character and action. He is respected by all who know h... Read More
Part 3, Chapter 10 Nausea overtakes Jean Louise as she sits at the ice-cream parlor. She experiences inner turmoil after she learns of her ... Read More
Part 4, Chapter 11 This chapter focuses on sexuality and Jean Louise's ignorance about it when still a teenager. Through flashbacks, she re... Read More
Part 4, Chapter 12 Jean Louise awakens to the memory of seeing Atticus and Hank at the Citizens' Council meeting. It still disturbs her gre... Read More
Part 5, Chapter 13 It is the day of the coffee party, and Jean Louise dreads it all the more when she sees no one on the guest list she fee... Read More
Part 5, Chapter 14 Jean Louise visits Uncle Jack to try to get some clarity. He has always been straightforward with her. Today, however, h... Read More
Part 6, Chapter 15 Jean Louise sits at the ice-cream stand, considering her talk with Uncle Jack. She puzzles over his words. Although she ... Read More
Part 6, Chapter 16 Jean Louise and Hank go for coffee. Hank senses Jean Louise is quiet and asks how the coffee party went. She reports on ... Read More
Part 6, Chapter 17 Jean Louise confronts Atticus. He defends his membership on the council and argues that greater harm could be done in th... Read More
Part 7, Chapter 18 Jean Louise goes back to the house and packs her bags in anger. First she encounters Aunt Alexandra. Jean Louise brings ... Read More
Part 7, Chapter 19 Hank and Jean Louise agree to a date. Jean Louise apologizes to her father; he says he is proud of her for her boldness ... Read More
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