Chapter 26 (Molly)


  • Chapter 26 explores how Scout feels about views of people in Maycomb.
  • She has returned to school after the summer break, Jem was in the 7th grade and Jean Louise is in the 3rd grade.
  • Scout refects on the tree near the Radley place were they found chewing gum, soap dolls, pennies, a broken watch ect.
  • Jean Louis does not understand her teacher, Miss Gates' view on equality because she does not agree in the way Jewish people are treated by Hitler, however thinks that the African American in the community should be treated differently to whites.
  • Scout is still curious about what Boo Radley looks like, however is not willing to play pranks on him just ton get him out of the house. She has realised that, maybe Boo Radley wants to stay inside.
  • In class at school they reflect on the current events of the time, including the Holocost.



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Quotes:
"The Miss Gates said, 'That's the difference between America and Germany. We are a Democracy and Germany is a Dictatorship. Dictator-ship,' she said. 'Over here we don't believe in persecuting anybody. Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced. Pre-ju-dice,' she enunciated carefully. 'There are no better people in the world than the Jews, and why Hitler doesn't think so is a mystery to me.' page 270
http://www.bookrags.com/notes/tkm/PART26.html
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/mocking/section12.rhtml