Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Read Along for TKAM: Chapter 2 and 3
I totally forgot about Scout's first day at school and Miss. Caroline! I couldn't help but laugh out loud when Scout tried to tell her teacher that she can already read and write, and is told promptly it must be in a wrong way. First graders are not supposed to come to school already knowing how to read and write and this makes Scout not want to go back to school as reading with Atticus is important to her. I wonder what Miss. Caroline would think if she knew who taught Scout to write? Scout and her classmates also try to inform their new to Maycomb teacher about the Ewells and Cunninghams. The way that Lee writes these scenes are both humourous and descriptive of the people in the scenes.
Sissy Spacek is not reading this like a play (doing different voices and with dramatic flair). This way of reading actually works as Harper Lee's words on their own provide enough of drama and clear and distinct characters.
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P.S. Tomorrow on the agenda after work is to watch "Lillies of the Field" as I read the book a few weeks ago, and wanted to see how the adaptation works. So the TBT review(s) is posted today in hopes of getting to the movie and writing a post on Watch or Read?