How is To Kill a Mockingbird a vocabulary?
Full list of words from this list:
- consult. seek information from.
- unsullied. spotlessly clean and fresh.
- satisfactory. meeting requirements.
- tyrannical. characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule.
- absence. failure to be present.
- revelation. an enlightening or astonishing disclosure.
- concede. be willing to yield.
How does Scout describe Boo Radley in Chapter 29?
Scout is describing Boo Radley at the end of the novel when she sees him for the first time. Words like “khaki,” “gray,” “delicate,” and “thin” all reflect how physically unimposing and nonthreatening Boo actually is, as compared to the monstrous form that Boo took in the Finch children’s imagination.
What does Scout realize about Boo after she meets him?
However, by the end of the novel, Scout realizes that Boo had not been some kind of monster at all. When she finally sees him, she discovers that he had been just the opposite—shy, gentle, generous, and kind.
What does gait mean in TKAM?
gait. the rate of moving, especially walking or running. We had slowed to a cautious gait, and were feeling our way forward so as not to bump into the tree. squander. spend thoughtlessly; throw away.
Is the F word in To Kill a Mockingbird?
In To Kill a Mockingbird, when Scout picks up a few curse words at school, she busts out with “Pass the damn ham, please” at the dinner table. That’s shock value profanity, not a strategic use of language, and that’s exactly what too many authors do.
What does Hock mean in TKAM?
hock. the joint bending backward in the hind leg of an animal like a pig. Scout is dressed as a ham, and a ham is the upper part of a hog’s hind leg, Scout’s hock would be the part of her costume that resembles the joint of a pig’s leg.
What does infantile mean in TKAM?
infantile. characteristic of or befitting an infant; babyish; childish.
Can an 11 year old read To Kill a Mockingbird?
The older, the better I would not put this book on a list that should be read by age 12. Discerning parents who believe their young’n can handle it–go right ahead. But the older the reader, the more appreciated the book will be.
What book has the most f words?
The worst offender on the list was “Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines” by Nic Sheff (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009). That book, the memoir of a young man addicted to meth, had more than 500 instances of profanity and 139 instances of the f-word.
Is To Kill a Mockingbird appropriate for 11 year old?
Yes, this book might make readers uncomfortable but that is the point of the book. I would strongly recommend this book to young people who are somewhere between 7th, 8th and 9th grade(s) and beyond.
Is garishly a word?
gar′ish·ly adv. gar′ish·ness n. These adjectives mean tastelessly showy: garish colors; a flashy ring; a gaudy costume; a loud sport shirt; tawdry ornaments.
What is a Morphodite?
Morphodite definition (informal, slang) A comic slang version of hermaphrodite.