To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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Provide summaries for Chapters 1-3 of To Kill a Mockingbird?

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Chapter 1: Scout narrates the story in retrospect of how her brother broke his arm when he was nearly thirteen years old. Scout then elaborates on her family history. She describes how her ancestor, Simon Finch, established a homestead on the Alabama River, where her father, uncle, and aunt grew up. Scout then provides a brief description of her family, which lives in the small, tired town of Maycomb, Alabama. She proceeds to give a vivid description of her hometown and its inhabitants before beginning the story: Charles Baker “Dill” Harris arrives from Meridian, Mississippi, to spend the summer with his aunt. Scout (who is five years old at the time) and her brother introduce themselves to Dill, and Jem proceeds to elaborate on the rumors surrounding their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley . Scout describes the unflattering gossip surrounding Boo Radley, and Dill becomes obsessed with getting a good look at him. The chapter ends with Jem winning a bet by slapping the side of...

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