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Chapter 1 "Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it." Page 5 This quote is important to the narrator, because it upturns her feelings about her home. Chapter 2 " 'Your father does not know how to teach. You can have a seat now. ' I mumbled that I was sorry and retired meditating upon my crime." Page 17 This quote shows how Scout’s teacher is mad at her because she knows how to read instead of being proud. It shows how closed minded some people in Maycomb were. Chapter 3 "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view- ' 'Sir? ' '-until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. '" Page 30 This quote shows the special bond between…show more content…
Chapter 12 " 'It 's not necessary to tell all you know. It 's not ladylike -in the second place, folks don 't like to have someone around knowin ' more than they do. It aggravates 'em. You 're not gonna change any of them by talkin ' right, they 've got to want to learn themselves, and when they don 't want to learn there 's nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut or talk their language. '" Page 126 Calpurnia explains her understanding of different kinds of people. Calpurnia also sets an example for Scout by telling her what it means to be ladylike. Chapter 13 "I never understood her preoccupation with heredity. Somewhere, I had received the impression that Fine Folks were people who did the best they could with the sense they had, but Aunt Alexandra was of the opinion, obliquely expressed, that the longer a family had been squatting on one patch of land the finer it was." Page 130 Scout explains how differently she and Aunt Alexandra see the world. Scout is way younger, but has a more mature understanding of people than Aunt Alexandra. Chapter 14 " 'That 's because you can 't hold something in your mind but a little while, ' said Jem. 'It 's different with grown folks, we- ' His maddening superiority was unbearable these days. He did not want to do anything but read and go off by himself." Page 138 This shows how Jem thinks he is way more mature than Scout,
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