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Francis tells Scout about Alexandra's attitude towards Dill. Scout learns that her aunt looks down on Dill because of his family situation. She compares him to a stray dog. Aunt Alexandra has also, apparently, been saying what they thought was bad things about her brother Atticus. She has told Francis that Atticus is a "nigger-lover." Scout learns about the deep seated racism and even unpleasant attitudes towards her father within her extended family.