To Kill a Mockingbird

what 2 topics interested miss maudie?

flowers and religion?

flowers and housekeeping?

housekeeping and religion?

gossip and housekeeping?

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flowers and religion

I'm pretty certain religion was not one of them. Religious people passed by her house and told her that she and her flowers were going to hell. When Scout asked her to explain, Miss Maudie said that they were against anything anyone had enjoyment out of. They felt that the time she used to take care of her plants were time wasted from reading the Bible.

I agree that she's not religious in that sense, but she does have Christian values and beliefs as evidenced in the quote that was the reason I made this choice;

"The handful of people in this town who say that fair play is not marked White Only; the handful of people who say a fair trial is for everybody, not just us; the handful of people with enough humility to think, when they look at a Negro, there but for the Lord's kindness am I." (24.81)

She loved her flowers, and from what I can tell wasn't worried so much about the inside of her house as the outside. We know she despised gossiping and was quick to nip it in the bud;

"Stephanie Crawford even told me once she woke up in the middle of the night and found him looking in the window at her. I said what did you do, Stephanie, move over in the bed and make room for him? That shut her up a while." (5.48)

That's what I based my answer choice on, but hey, I've been wrong before!