What does it tell you about Jem's relationship with his father that he returns for his pants in To Kill a Mockingbird?
When Jem goes to touch the Radley porch, he accidentally gets his pants stuck and has to leave them there. The children make up a story about playing poker with matches, but they know that in the morning Nathan Radley, who claims to have shot at someone with a shotgun, will find the pants.
He blew out his breath...
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Atticus trusts Jem, and Jem doesnt want to loose his trust. Therefore he goes and looks for his pants.