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To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee
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In to kill a mockingbird, create a memory box of scout, list 5 or more items, and explain those items 1 paragraph per item i need help on my memory box with scout. How should i decorate the shoebox? What items should i add inside? How will i relate those items to resemble Scout  

The items in Scout's memory box that relate to Boo Radley are the gifts that she finds at her tree. The gum and soap are obvious as they come from the gift-giving, but the other two items also symbolize what Boo means to Scout. Here is a short summary of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: When Atticus Finch's daughter, Jean Louise "Scout" Finch, returns home to Maycomb, Alabama from New York City after attending school for several years, she is amazed by how different life is in Maycomb. School has not prepared her for dealing with her boisterous brother, Jem and her father's new role in their town.

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The items from the tree are important to Scout because they symbolize one of the greatest lessons she learns in the novel. The person she once believed was a monster and a killer was actually the person who saved her life. 

Boo is best seen as being identified with the little gifts in the tree, which Scout realizes. She was wrong to simply accept popular rumors as truth. The gum and soap statues are proof of this.

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Try to think of things that were important to Scout or perhaps symbolize important events in her life. For instance, you might put a newspaper in Scout's box because Atticus taught her to read the paper with him each night. This led to an interesting confrontation at school with Scout's teacher. You may want to think of an item to represent important people to Scout. Calpurnia, Dill, Jem, and Boo Radley were important in Scout's coming of age. You may want to include some of the things Scout found in the tree with Jem on the way to school. Perhaps the blanket that Boo Radley covered Scout's shoulders with would be important to her. Both the gifts in the tree and the blanket helped Scout to realize that people aren't always judged accurately.
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