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What are some similes in Chapter 11 of To Kill a Mockingbird?

Simile- "It worked separate and apart from the rest of her, out and in, like a clam hole at low tide." Simile- "You look like a picture this evening."

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Similarly, what are some similes in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Examples of similes used by Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird:

  • "He was as good as his worst performance."--Scout's description of Dill's acting skills (Chapter 4).
  • "The tire bumped on gravel, skeetered and popped me like a cork onto pavement."--Scout's description of her tire ride onto the Radley property (Chapter 4).

Beside above, what is the theme of Chapter 11 in To Kill a Mockingbird? I think that the most major themes that are shown throughout these chapters are the family values and relationships of Atticus, Scout, and Jem. This is first shown in chapter 11 when in a fit of rage over something derogatory that Mrs. Dubose said about Atticus, Jem ruins her camellias.

Similarly, it is asked, what is the best line in Chapter 11 of To Kill a Mockingbird?

"Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don't eat up people's gardens, don't nest in corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."

What is a simile in the first chapter of To Kill a Mockingbird?

In chapter one of To Kill a Mockingbird features a number of effective similes: Ladies were like soft teacakes with frostings of sweat and sweet talcum. Scout, in describing the heat and how the ladies of Maycomb coped with it, compares them to frosted teacakes.

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