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In Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird", what was Scout's crime on her first day of...
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Actually, she "committed" two:
She showed the teacher that she already knew how to read (therefore undermining the teacher's role in Scout's education).
She explained to Miss Caroline why Walter Cunningham couldn't borrow a quarter (he wouldn't be able to pay it back), thus showing the teacher's ignorance to the "ways" of Maycomb folk. (Not to mention that she beat Walter up after school for having got her into trouble!)
Posted by parkerlee on March 30, 2009 at 12:40 AM (Answer #1)
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