Both Uses of
To Kill a Mockingbird
- Refreshed by food, Dill recited this narrative: having been bound in chains and left to die in the basement (there were basements in Meridian) by his new father, who disliked him, and secretly kept alive on raw field peas by a passing farmer who heard his cries for help (the good man poked a bushel pod by pod through the ventilator), Dill worked himself free by pulling the chains from the wall.
p. 186..9recited = told in detail
- Why she frowned when a child recited from The Grit Paper I never knew,
p. 327..4 *recited = told a story
(recite) to say or read something aloud -- especially something previously memorized such as a poem
to say in detail -- especially a list of things