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In to kill a mockingbird, create a memory box of scout, list 5 or more items, and...

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beilmen | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 19, 2012 at 12:48 PM via web

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In to kill a mockingbird, create a memory box of scout, list 5 or more items, and explain those items 1 paragraph per item

i need help on my memory box with scout. How should i decorate the shoebox? What items should i add inside? How will i relate those items to resemble Scout

 

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beilmen | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 19, 2012 at 1:13 PM (Answer #2)

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HELP MEEEE

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wannam | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted March 20, 2012 at 12:25 AM (Answer #3)

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Try to think of things that were important to Scout or perhaps symbolize important events in her life. For instance, you might put a newspaper in Scout's box because Atticus taught her to read the paper with him each night. This led to an interesting confrontation at school with Scout's teacher. You may want to think of an item to represent important people to Scout. Calpurnia, Dill, Jem, and Boo Radley were important in Scout's coming of age. You may want to include some of the things Scout found in the tree with Jem on the way to school. Perhaps the blanket that Boo Radley covered Scout's shoulders with would be important to her. Both the gifts in the tree and the blanket helped Scout to realize that people aren't always judged accurately.
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beilmen | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 20, 2012 at 7:45 AM (Answer #4)

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Try to think of things that were important to Scout or perhaps symbolize important events in her life. For instance, you might put a newspaper in Scout's box because Atticus taught her to read the paper with him each night. This led to an interesting confrontation at school with Scout's teacher. You may want to think of an item to represent important people to Scout. Calpurnia, Dill, Jem, and Boo Radley were important in Scout's coming of age. You may want to include some of the things Scout found in the tree with Jem on the way to school. Perhaps the blanket that Boo Radley covered Scout's shoulders with would be important to her. Both the gifts in the tree and the blanket helped Scout to realize that people aren't always judged accurately.

thx, but about the stuff she found in the tree, like the gum,knife, and watch, i dont understand why those are important enough that in can go inside her own memory box

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chiechiey | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted April 18, 2012 at 10:19 PM (Answer #5)

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lets look at how important the things are: the twine, maybe is the one used to mend Jem's trousers or maybe a represantation of Boo radley's hope that the children will once again try and send a letter via Jem's fishing rode.the soap images, show that boo os keeping an eye on the children and that he hass some talent besides peeping in windows at night.the medal, apparantly given to the winner of the local spelling bee, is probably boo's,who like Scout and Jem was an avid reader.it serves to remind the children and the reader that boo wa once a normal and talented boy in his youth.

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e-martin | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted January 1, 2013 at 7:53 PM (Answer #6)

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The items from the tree are important to Scout because they symbolize one of the greatest lessons she learns in the novel. The person she once believed was a monster and a killer was actually the person who saved her life. 

Boo is best seen as being identified with the little gifts in the tree, which Scout realizes. She was wrong to simply accept popular rumors as truth. The gum and soap statues are proof of this.

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