In "To Kill a Mockingbird", when the routine of Jem, Scout, and Dill's summer becomes tiresome, what idea does Dill have?

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Dill's idea to change up the routine a bit is to create a drama of the neighbor Boo Radley's life as they imagine it to be.  Boo Radley is a mystery to the children, once referred to by Scout as  "malevolent phantom."  Radley's problems started when he got into some trouble as a teenager, and was basically put under house arrest by his religiously fundamentalist father, who Boo stabbed with a pair of scissors at some point during his confinement.  Radley is never seen outside, and the kids' fascination with that fact, coupled with their hazy knowledge of Boo's situation, create the perfect scenario as they act out, day after day, their interpretation of Boo's life story--until Atticus finds out and orders them to stop.  It is also during this time that they begin venturing closer and closer to the Radley home, trying to send Boo notes and peek in the windows, and discern the meaning of the little gifts that keep showing up in the knothole of a nearby tree.

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