To Kill A Mockingbird Ch 11 questions Flashcard Example #71113

Ch. 11
How do Jem and Scout feel about Mrs. Dubose? Explain.
Jem and Scout hate Mrs. Dubose. She is mean and when they pass her house she makes rude
comments to and about them.
Ch. 11
What did Jem spend his birthday money on?
Jem bought a steam engine for himself and a twirling baton for Scout with his birthday money.
Ch. 11
How did Mrs. Dubose treat the children when they were walking into town? Give examples.
Mrs. Dubose was mean. She said Scout would grow up to be a waitress. She also said that half of the Finch family wound up in mental institutions and that Atticus was no better than the black people and trash he worked for.
Ch. 11
How did Jem “break the bonds of you just be a gentleman, son?”
Jem cut the tops of all of Mrs. Dubose’s camellia bushes with Scout’s baton , broke the baton, and
left the baton there as evidence that it was him who did it.
Ch. 11
What was Jem’s punishment? How long was his punishment supposed to last?
Jem’s punishment was that he had to read out loud to Mrs. Dubose, everyday after school and Saturdays for two hours for a month.
Ch. 11
What did Mrs. Dubose leave for Jem? Why? How did he react?
Mrs. Dubose left Jem a box with a perfect camellia, Snow-on the Mountain. Jem called her a hell-devil and threw it down. She was probably trying to thank him in a “back-handed” way and remind him of what he did.
Ch. 11
Why did Atticus say that Mrs. Dubose was the bravest person he ever knew?
Mrs. Dubose was the bravest person he ever knew because she started something that was extremely difficult but followed through to the end and died on her own terms, not addicted to morphine.

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