To Kill A Mockingbird Dill Monologue

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I arrived at Aunt Rachel’s house for my first summer at Maycomb. When I first arrived, Aunt Rachel was very glad to see me. We ate dinner and then Aunt Rachel forced me to retreat to bed. Early the next morning I got dressed and ate breakfast until my stomach was satisfied with the meal. I went outside to relax in Aunt Rachel’s collard patch. While I was taking in the earthy smells and the quiet street I heard two young voices in the neighbor’s backyard. They must have heard my rustling because I heard thumping footsteps getting louder. I saw a boy and a girl standing next to their wire fence in their yard. I assume from what Aunt Rachel said the boy’s name is Jeremy. I stared at them and they stared at me until I spoke. “Hey,” I said, trying to sound inviting. “Hey yourself,” the tall boy said. “I’m Charles Baker Harris,” I said.…show more content…
Aunt Rachel says your name’s Jeremy Atticus Finch.” I hoped I got my point across when Jeremy continued. “I’m big enough to fit mine. Your name’s longer’n you are. Bet it’s a foot longer.” To end the conflict I tell them my nickname is Dill. I started to crawl under their wire fence when Scout gives me some advice. “Do better if you go over it instead of under it.” After I got out she asked, “Where’d you come…show more content…
I told them about my family history and how they were originally from Maycomb County. I told them my mother worked for a photographer in Meridian and boasted about how she had entered my picture in a Beautiful Child contest and won five dollars that I got to keep. After talking about the picture we started to talk about my knowledge of the show Dracula. They asked about my father and it became awkward, but they did not persist afterwards. For the rest of the summer we played in their treehouse and reenacted different parts of books. After a while they told me the mysterious story of Boo
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