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What are some examples of foreshadowing found in Chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird? Relating to Jem's maturity, Bob Ewell or Boo Radley?

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Examples of foreshadowing in Chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird:

  • "I wish Bob Ewell wouldn't chew tobacco."-- Atticus's remark about Ewell's spitting tobacco in his face. This is the first sentence of the chapter.
  • "I'd rather it be me than that houseful of children out there."-- Atticus' remark to Jem that he would rather have Bob threaten him than take it...

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