TKAM Annotations

ch5
Page 56 – Characters: Ms., Maudie (widow) who hated her house
Page 58 – Customs: Scout’s uncle yells across the street every christmas for Mrs. Maudie to a marry him
Page 61 – Irony: Boo Radley is feared by some people, but in his childhood, he was a kind boy.
Page 64 – Metaphor: Boo Radley as a thing with “bloody fangs”.
Page 65 – Question: Does Atticus know more about Boo Radley?
ch6-
Page 67 – Symbolism: The fish pool – After summer when Dill leaves
Page 69 – Custom: No one goes in Radley’s Yards (back yard was worse)
Page 71 – Personification: Mr. Radley’s shotgun roaring
Page 71 – Exiting Thought (H): the trip to the Radley’s back porch because they were breaking the rules, and them doing it at night made it more intense.
Page 72 – Belief : “An African American should not be in a white mans yard without permission.”
ch7
Page 78 – Simile: “Jem waved my words away as if swatting flies” (Lee,78).
Page 78 – Symbolism: The name Cunningham could mean scavenging
Page 79 – Foreshadowing : Scout says “The second grade was grim” because she gives so little detail of it being bad, IT could mean something else could happen in the future.
Page 81- Custom: Jem got to carry the pocket watch because he was good
Page 84 – Question: Why was Jem crying?
ch8
Page 86 – Foreshadowing: Jem thought that Atticus may know that they weren’t playing poker the night of Radley’s incident.
Page 86 – Symbolism: The snow symbolized the end of the world for Scout.
Page 87 – Funny thought (H): I found it funny that Scout thought that the world was ending because she had never seen snow.
Page 87 – Belief: They believed the snow was odd in Alabama.
Page 89 – Personification: Snowman as “Mr. Avery” because of it human like characteristics.
ch9
Page 99 – customs – Atticus had to talk to scout about her anger – she kept on trying to fight
Page 100 – metaphor – “I couldn’t hold up my head in town”
Page 102 – foreshadowing – ” Jim and I viewed Christmas with mixed feelings” this could be to future fights
Page 105 – symbolism – The tree could represent the destination to lick their packages (or happiness) will be arriving
Page N/A – Question – why do Scout and her brother have “mixed feelings” about Christmas!
ch10
Page 119 – beliefs – it is a sin to kill a mockingbird
Page 123 – metaphor – “he’s sick”
Page 124 – exiting throught (H) – The dog chasing them was very intense and got my heart pumping
Page 127 – irony – it’s ironic that the cop didn’t shoot the dog
Page 127 – foreshadowing – “Mr. Tate almost through the rifle at Atticus” it seems like Mr. Tate’s got something against Atticus and he might go after him or hurt him in the future
ch11
Page 132- customs- scout didn’t always pick on Boo Radley
Page 134 – metaphor – “The money was burning up in his pockets”
Page 143 – Question – I’m sure that both scout and her brother were terrified
Page N/A – customs – not everyone in town is racist, but Mrs. Dubose certainly is!
Page N/A – Question – I wonder if Mr. Dubose had a bad childhood to act so rude towards scout and other people

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