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I believe Miss Maudie's character is a type of foil to some of the craziness that takes place in the novel. She is the voice of reason and in many ways, expresses the opinions of the author, Harper Lee, herself. Maudie is a woman of integrity and is always available to impart some nugget of wisdom to Scout and Jem. For example, when Jem complains that his dad can't really do anything cool, she tells Jem...

I believe Miss Maudie's character is a type of foil to some of the craziness that takes place in the novel. She is the voice of reason and in many ways, expresses the opinions of the author, Harper Lee, herself. Maudie is a woman of integrity and is always available to impart some nugget of wisdom to Scout and Jem. For example, when Jem complains that his dad can't really do anything cool, she tells Jem that his father (Atticus) can do plenty of things, such as write an air-tight contract or legal document. When the hypocrites in town criticize her for spending too much time tending to her flowers, and she is going to hell, she explains to Scout that some people don't like anything that gives another person pleasure. She refuses to attend the trial because she says it is going to be nothing but a spectacle (Roman carnival) in which Christians were torn apart by lions. Maudie has a wonderful sense of humor, but her humorous comments are also commentaries on the foibles of the other characters or of the people in the town (for example when she defends Atticus at the missionary women's tea).

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