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Tarzan
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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Tarzan
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • He played the character parts formerly thrust upon me— the ape in Tarzan, Mr. Crabtree in The Rover Boys, Mr. Damon in Tom Swift.
    p.9.9
  • I never thought it as much fun as Tarzan, and I played that summer with more than vague anxiety despite Jem’s assurances that Boo Radley was dead and nothing would get me, with him and Calpurnia there in the daytime and Atticus home at night.
    p.52.4
  • When we slowed to a walk at the edge of the schoolyard, Jem was careful to explain that during school hours I was not to bother him, I was not to approach him with requests to enact a chapter of Tarzan and the Ant Men, to embarrass him with references to his private life, or tag along behind him at recess and noon.
    p.20.9

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  • "You can’t be Tarzan," said Jem.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Tarzan was their favorite comic.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Nazi Invasion, 1944

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