To Kill a Mockingbird - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

The coldest winter since 1885 hits Alabama. Mr. Avery tells Scout and Jem that the weather changes in response to children misbehaving. They feel guilty for causing the cold weather. Mrs. Radley died that winter, but people didn't seem to notice. She was rarely seen and her death didn't really affect anyone in the neighborhood.

Scout looks out the window and screams and says the world is ending. Atticus comes to her side and tells her that it's only snow. Jem and Scout carry snow from Miss Maudie's yard and their own backyard. With several buckets of dirt, Jem forms the torso and head of a mudman. Once the mudman is complete, he plasters it with snow. When the snowman is finished, the family notices that it resembles the neighbor, Mr. Avery. Atticus insists that they alter the snowman so it does look like Mr. Avery and they...

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