" the gum looked fresh. I licked it and waited for a while. When I did not die I crammed it into my mouth: Wrigley's Double-Mint." (Lee 33). Scout knows what goes on at the Radley place and how you are not even supposed to come in contact with that place. She took the risk of chewing the gum which could've killed her.
"'Your father does not know how to teach. You can have a seat now.' I mumbled that I was sorry and retired meditating upon my crime." (Lee 17). Even though Scout believed that the teacher was wrong she was just going to ignore it and be low-maintenance to stay out of more trouble. She was not supposed learned how to d, which the teacher was right about, but Scout was not going to argue.
"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing." (Lee 18). Scout never realized the value of reading and the skill it takes to read. She began to be thoughtful about how lucky she is to be able to read and that she could never live without reading.
Rude (At times)
"Someone had filled our knot-hole with cement. 'Don't you cry, now, Scout ... don't cry now, don't you worry--' he muttered at me all the way to school." (Lee 62). Scout was very attached to that knot-hole in the tree along with the other kids. She grew sensitive when they said the tree was sick and needed to be filled which meant no more surprises.
"'Thank who?' I asked. 'Boo Radley. You were so busy looking at the fire you didn't know it when he put the blanket around you.' My stomach turned to water and I nearly threw up when Jem held out the blanket and crept toward me." (Lee 72). Scout begins to understand what Boo Radley is now doing. She understands that he is trying to protect her and befriend her.
"I asked him to pass the damn ham, please." (Lee). Although Scout said please she still said it in a rude tone. She has made remarks like this before where she was saying something about someones money value which was very rude to call him out .