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Posted April 17, 2011 at 2:32 AM via web

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What three adjectives would you use to describe the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Mrs. Dubose, Miss Maudie Atkinson, Dill, Jem, Scout, Atticus, Aunt Alexandra, Uncle Jack, Francis, Tom Robinson

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted April 17, 2011 at 11:56 AM (Answer #1)

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Here is a list of three different adjectives for each of the following characters in Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird:

MRS. HENRY LAFAYETTE DUBOSE.  Sympathetic, angry, frail 

MISS MAUDIE ATKINSON.  Neighborly, single, nurturing 

CHARLES BAKER "DILL" HARRIS.  Inquisitive, puny, imaginative

JEREMY ATTICUS "JEM" FINCH.  Athletic, sensitive, loyal

JEAN LOUISE "SCOUT" FINCH.  Bratty, intelligent, hot-tempered

ATTICUS FINCH.  Tall, distinguished, scholarly

AUNT ALEXANDRA HANCOCK.  Snobby, elitist, old-fashioned

UNCLE JACK FINCH.  Unmarried, professional, sincere

COUSIN FRANCIS HANCOCK.  Aggravating, unloved, irritating 

TOM ROBINSON.  Crippled, honest, soft-spoken

DOLPHUS RAYMOND.  Eccentric, humorous, concerned

CALPURNIA.  Strict, competent, nearsighted

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