To Kill a Mockingbird Key Quotes (Revision Cards)

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you." (Page 262/263)
because killing an innocent animal is like the killing of innocent Tom Robinson. "...they don't bother
"Don't do that Scout." Scout is tormenting an insect when Jem tells her to stop. He does this
to her father and respected him. (Page 19)
"Your father does not know how to teach." This is a shock to Scout as she has always looked up
didn't. (Page 138)
her children to have an education because she knew they would suffer even more prejudice if they
"There wasn't a school when he (her son) was born. I made him learn though." Calpurnia wanted
whole county says 'nigger'. He doesn't want his children to become common. (Page 83)
"Don't say nigger, Scout." Atticus is teaching his children the right thing to say, even though the
about the children. (Page 24)
"You're shamin' him Miss Caroline." This is SATIRE as Scout knows more than the teacher does
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"They don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird."
Atticus teaches his children not to harm innocent creatures or humans. This links to the death of
Tom Robinson. (Page 100)
"'s just a baby step, but it's a step." Miss Maudie explains why the jury took so long to make
a decision. People's attitudes towards Negroes have changed, due to Atticus and the trial. (Page
"You mean women in Alabama can't - ?" This shows Scout maturing as she realises the prejudice
against women that occurs in Maycomb. (Page 244)
"...our folks don't like the Cunninghams, the Cunninghams don't like the Ewells and the Ewells hate
and despise the coloured folks." This shows the prejudice between different families in Maycomb.
(Page 249)
"...I say forgive and forget..." Mrs Merriweather is prepared to forgive Helen Robinson but she won't
forgive Tom. This is irony as Helen has not done anything wrong. (Page 255)

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Negroe. (Page
" serene was Judge Taylor's court, that he had few occasions to use his gavel..." Everybody
This shows the social divide in the County at the time. (Page 174)
"A wagonload passed us..." This shows that people from out of town would come to watch a trail.
comes together in this sort of situation which upsets and angers Miss Maudie. (Page 176)
"'s like a Roman Carnival." " was a gala occasion...…read more


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