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What is the climax of Chapter 4 in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Last Updated: 22nd April, 2021

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Climax-The climax for this chapter is when Atticus asks the kids whether the game involves the Radley's, and Jem lies, making Atticus suspicious about Jem. Denouement-The denouement of this chapter is when Scout doesn't feel comfortable playing the game anymore, since Atticus questioned them about it.

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Simply so, what is the climax in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The climax of a story is the decisive moment when all of the conflicts are finalized. In To Kill a Mockingbird, part of that moment is when Bob Ewell is killed by Boo Radley in defense of the Finch children's lives. Atticus thinks Jem killed Mr. Ewell, but Sheriff Tate says it was Boo Radley.

Subsequently, question is, what is the main conflict in To Kill a Mockingbird and how is it resolved? In the conflict of Tom Robinson versus the town of Maycomb (or the jury, or Bob Ewell), the resolution is that Tom is found guilty of rape, and later killed while running from jail. In the conflict of Atticus verus the town of Maycomb, the resolution is slightly more complex.

Simply so, what is Scout's main conflict?

In the story, Scout must learn to cope with and make sense of the world in which she lives. While she faces many conflicts, her main conflict lies in her struggle to find balance with what she sees and hears in her society and what she believes to be true.

What is the summary of Chapter 4 in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Summary: Chapter 4 The rest of the school year passes grimly for Scout, who endures a curriculum that moves too slowly and leaves her constantly frustrated in class. After school one day, she passes the Radley Place and sees some tinfoil sticking out of a knothole in one of the Radleys' oak trees.

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