Her house acts like a sanctuary for Scout when Jem and Dill are excluding her from their activities which was something Scout seemed to take for granted when the first thing she forces her way into to do with Jem and Dill has them in trouble, but it doesn't seem that Scout is in as much trouble. Miss Maudie is a good influence on Scout so far but will Miss Maudie force Jem and SCout apart as friends and siblings? Is Miss Maudie going to help Jem and Scout's relationship? Is Miss Maudie a reflection on how Scout will turn out out be when she is that age?
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Chapters 4-5: What can you infer about Miss Maudie's character based on the clues in the novel
Miss Maudie is a character who was elaborated upon by in the novel chapter 6 where Scout gets to know her better. They have become friends by the end of the chapter because Scout has realized that she is a very interesting person. When Jem and Dill start excluding Scout from what they do Miss Maudie is the one person Scout can talk to when she is alone. Miss Maudie seems like a kind person to let the Finchs play on her property and make cakes for them. She also seems a it stern when Scout is questioning her about Boo Radley. She seems lonely tending to her floweres but she is very happy when she has someone to talk to that she goes even bakes Scout, Jem and Dill cakes.