Study Guide with Answers
1. What purpose does the Overture serve?
Miller uses the first act to introduce not only the characters but also his comparison between the
Puritans and 1950s America. He accomplishes both of these in his length
1. What point-of-view is the story told in?
It is told by the narrator, Scout.
2. What is the name of the town where the novel is set?
3. The narrator goes by the nickname Scout. What is her real name?
Jean Louise Scout Finch
4. What does the narr
I believe what Miss Maudie said about Atticus is true because he sometimes has to thing
that other people in his community know is morally right and want to do but too afraid to do.
Atticus is always a type of person who stands out and does wha
I came to the conclusion that I would not want to live and grow up in Maycomb, Alabama in the
1930s. Maycomb is mainly described as a tired old town and there were many deaths and
people being hanged for murder. According to the text, Maycomb so
I believe that Jem has started to become more and that he has a lot of respect for Atticus. Jem
known Atticus wouldnt do anything that would put Dill at risk and that he wouldnt send Dill
back immediately. Therefore, he does what he believes is
Miss Maudie is trying to say that almost anything can affect someone. What she means
by this is that the bible can be just as bad, harmful and addicting as whiskey. Someone who takes
the Bible too seriously can easily ruin his or her own life. T
Chapters 1-8 are primarily about the life style about Maycomb. In these chapters we are
introduced to the characters and their life styles. The author also introduces us to the first
mockingbird, Arthur. We can call these chapters A glance into
The first eight chapters, mainly focus on introducing the reader to the characters and the climate
and setting of Maycomb. These chapters help the reader to get to know the main characters, by
offering some basic background info that is essentia
Atticus believes that Mrs. Dubose has real courage because she knew she was fighting a losing
battle but still did her best to not give up and keep trying to fight her addiction. On the outside,
Mrs. Dubose seems rough, nasty and cruel; however