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To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 25 Summary

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Chapter 25 Summary

Scout and Jem are in the yard and she sees a roly-poly bug. She starts to squash it and Jem stops her. When she asks why not, he says the bug didn't do anything to her.

Jem ran into Atticus and asked if he could go with him to the Robinson's. Even before Atticus could tell Helen that Tom was gone, she collapsed. News of Tom's death circulates for a couple of days and the white people agree that a black man would do something that irrational. Mr. Underwood writes an editorial for the newspaper stating that an innocent man was murdered.

Chapter 25 Analysis

Jem shows Scout his chest hair to prove he is growing up. To revolt against being forced to wear a dress to the tea, Scout wears her trousers under the dress. Jem's increasing maturity compares well with Scout's innocence when she finds the...

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