"When Aunt Alexandra went to school, self-doubt could not be found in any textbook, so she knew not its meaning. She was never bored, and given the slightest chance she would exercise her royal prerogative: she would arrange, advise, caution, and warn.  She never let a chance escape her to point out the shortcomings of other tribal groups to the greater glory of our own.” What is Scout implying about Aunt Alexandra in this quote from To Kill a Mockingbird?

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This quotation comes from Chapter 13 of To Kill A Mockingbird. Aunt Alexandra, Atticus's sister, has come to Maycomb to watch Jem and Scout during the long summer, and they discover that she is excessively proud of her heritage and ways of being and not open to other ways of thinking.

Unlike Jem, Scout, and Atticus, Aunt Alexandra "fitted into the world of Maycomb like a hand into a glove" (Chapter 13). She upholds all the local values,...

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