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In To Kill a Mockingbird, who comes to live at Jem and Scout's house?

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Posted July 30, 2007 at 1:29 PM via web

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In To Kill a Mockingbird, who comes to live at Jem and Scout's house?

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cmcqueeney | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted October 31, 2007 at 1:11 AM (Answer #2)

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Aunt Alexandra comes to live with Jem and Scout for a while.  She talks to Atticus about it and thinks it's necessary to be there so Scout has a female influence.  Scout sees no need for her to be there, because she is a tom-boy and is not yet interested in anything 'girly' like boys or clothes.  The aunt requires that Scout do more feminine things however, like attending her missionary socials.

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