To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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In To Kill a Mockingbird, what do Dill's lies about his father add to the children's lives?

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I will answer this question, because you can only ask one question at a time.  Dill lies because he desperately wants to have a real family.  Dill's father left, and it deeply affected him.  Dill has a mother and no father, and the Finch children have a father and no mother.  It is natural that the three children would find each other, since they are close in age and all similarly inquisitive and...

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