Chapter "The rifle cracked. Tom Johnson leaped, flipped over and crumpled on the sidewalk in a brown-and-white heap." (Lee This is a Loss of Innocence for Jem and Scout not only because they watch a dog get shot but also because it's their dad who shot it
Your word is your lifeline. If you do not have your word you are nothing. The most important thing is to always keep your word. Fulfill all your promises. No matter how small. Do this and your word will have more weight than gold.