To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 26

Scout states, “What reasonable recluse wants children peeping through his shutters?” How does this statement reveal Scout’s progression from a curious child to a mature adolescent?

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It is at this point in the novel that Scout begins to understand that their games are invasive and possibly hurtful to someone else. This also signals that Scout's perception of Boo is changing. He is no longer a mere curiousity, he is a person.


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