Maycomb County is an old town located in Alabama. "Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it," (Lee 5).
"The Radley Place jutted into a sharp curve beyond our house....Inside the house lived a malevolent phantom," (Lee 9). Boo Radley's house has caused a lot of mystery in the town of Maycomb.
After multiple bad interactions with Scout throughout the day, Miss Caroline spanked Scout with a ruler and sent her to stand in the corner. "Your starting off on the wrong foot in every way, my dear. Hold out your hand," (Lee 24).