In chapter 5, what do we learn about Miss Maudie?

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Miss Maudie lives across the street and down a few houses from the Finches. She is the complete opposite of the gossip Miss Stephanie Crawford. Miss Maudie minds her own business and doesn't get caught up in other people's lives. Scout absolutely loves Maudie for her strength of character and integrity. Scout first describes her as follows:

"Miss Maudie hated her house: time spent indoors was time wasted. She was a widow, a chameleon lady who worked in her flower beds in an old straw hat and coveralls, but after her five o'clock bath she would appear on the porch and...

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