List three things that are perplexing Scout at the beginning of summer.In ch. 12 List three things that are perplexing Scout at the beginning of summer. I read it many times and I cant find them...

List three things that are perplexing Scout at the beginning of summer.

In ch. 12 List three things that are perplexing Scout at the beginning of summer. I read it many times and I cant find them please help

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Jem is growing apart from Scout, and she has trouble with that.  He's maturing and he's beginning to feel superior to her and he tries to tell her what to do.

"Jem had acqired an alien set of values and was tyring to impose them on me: several times he went so far as to tell me what to do."

The second thing that bothered her was that Dill couldn't come for the summer.

"The fact that I had a permanent fiance was little compensation for his absence."

The third thing was that Atticus had to leave them for 2 weeks.  He was pulled away from them to the state legislature because of the hard times (Depression).  So she was left with no Dill, an alienated brother, and her father was gone, too.  It must've been rough for her since Scout is such a tomboy and is used to the company of men, not women.

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