Mrs Dubose In To Kill A Mockingbird

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(Mrs. Dubose in To Kill a Mockingbird is another character that is not who everyone thinks she is). Scout and Jem do not like Mrs. Dubose she yells and screams at them when they walk by her house: “Jem and I hated her. If she was on the porch when we passed, we would be ranked by her wrathful gaze” (132). Mrs. Dubose always had an angry tone and harsh remarks to say to the kids came into her view. A couple months after Jem’s punishment of reading to Mrs. Dubose ended, Atticus tells Jem that Mrs. Dubose has died. He also tells Jem that she was a morphine addict and was trying to give up morphine before she died. Atticus tells Jem about Mrs. Dubose’s morphine addiction: “ ‘She said she was going to leave this world beholden to nothing and nobody.

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