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What, according to Scout, causes Jem and her to begin "to part company"?

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dbfwoman | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 13, 2007 at 1:54 PM via web

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What, according to Scout, causes Jem and her to begin "to part company"?

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meowmix | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Assistant Educator

Posted October 29, 2007 at 11:23 AM (Answer #2)

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Simply put, Jem is growing into a teenager.  After a while, it's not cool to hang out with your little sister.  Also he is also seeing that the world is not the safe place that he thought it was.  Scout doesn't have the life experience and cannot understand all the events that happen around her.  Jem is beginning to.

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