What are direct quotes that show how Miss Caroline is young and strict?

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Miss Caroline is Scout's first teacher (besides Atticus, of course), and Scout is initially impressed with her youth. Consider this first impression:

Miss Caroline was no more than twenty-one. She had bright auburn hair, pink cheeks, and wore crimson fingernail polish. She also wore high-heeled pumps and a red-and white-striped dress. She looked and smelled like a peppermint drop.

She has a pretty difficult day with Scout's class, and Scout's sense of awe has worn off a bit by lunch. When the class files out, Scout notes,

As I was the last to leave, I saw her sink down into her chair and bury her head in her arms. Had her conduct been more friendly toward me, I would have felt sorry for her. She was a pretty little thing.

Again, this connotation of a "pretty...

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