Questions from the novel To Kill a Mockingbird (Chapter 26)
- In her lesson on Hitler, Miss Gates says that “we (American people) don’t believe in persecuting anyone.” How is this statement an example of irony?
- Why is Scout puzzled by Miss Gates’ disapproval of Hitler?
- Why does Scout’s question upset Jem? How would you respond to Scout’s question: “How can you hate Hitler an’ then turn around and be ugly about folks right at home?”