Please can at least four chapters in the novel be identified that are filled with themes, symbols, and significant insights?i would also need the plot summary for the chapter and the...

Please can at least four chapters in the novel be identified that are filled with themes, symbols, and significant insights?

i would also need the plot summary for the chapter and the most significant passage. I would also need the character trait, weakness and if possible their response to conflict!!!

I have read the whole book but I can't go back to the most important chapter because i think the whole chapter is sooo interesting!!!! I didn't even know when I finished, so please, eNotes, i need help!!!!

Thank u soo much!!! I love ya'll!

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KNOWLEDGE AND DISCOVERY.  Chapter 10 expressly deals with these two themes. Jem and Scout discover that Atticus is not the "feeble" old man they imagine him to be when he displays his talent for marksmanship in killing the mad dog. They also discover that humility is an admirable trait possessed by their father.

Chapter 30 also deals with two of Scout's greatest discoveries. She meets Boo face-to-face, and she witnesses Sheriff Tate's deliberate cover-up--albeit a humane one--of the death of Bob Ewell. She finds that Boo is kind and gentle, and that even law enforcement officers can skirt the law.

COURAGE.  Jem learns about different types of courage in Chapter 11 during his time spent with Mrs. Dubose. It is not quickly apparent to Jem, so Atticus explains how her courage is one of never giving up, even under impossible conditions.

LOSS OF INNOCENCE.  Chapter 7 serves as a learning experience for Jem. Early in the chapter, he reveals to Scout about his mysteriously mended pants; he understands that only Boo could have done this. By the end of the chapter, he finds that adults can both lie and be cruel when Mr. Radley cements the knothole--eliminating the secret hiding place and sole way of communicating with the still unseen Boo. 

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To Kill a Mockingbird

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