Character Analysis Of Bob Ewell In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Bob Ewell, is Mayella’s father, the villain of the novel and most figures that struts hatred to the African Americans. Bob Ewell has no money, no education, he wants his life to be better, and he pours his anger on whoever is weaker than him. He bashes his daughter when he discovered her intentions towards Tom Robinson; he also tried to hurt Scout and Jem."I see that black nigger yonder ruttin' on my Mayella!" (84) Even the language he uses declares his intentions and anger towards the blacks. In the white men world, Bob Ewell is a poor, uneducated and powerless white man; but in the black men world, he is powerful; in his mind, he thinks that the town of Maycomb should make him a hero; he saved a white woman from a black villain. Bob Ewell’s real intention is not to defend his daughter and himself; his real intention is gaining attention, he hates that he is nothing and wants the world to shape around him. He execrated Atticus because Atticus is better than him and educated and rich and a man with morals. At the End of the trial, the Ewells unfold to be lairs, Bob Ewell…show more content…
She is well-educated and mature, she feels offended when Miss Gates comments on the African Americans. Despite of her young age, she is aware of the world around her, she attended the trial with Jem. She defended her Father when a group of white men were about to hurt him and Tom Robinson, she is an example of purity and bravery. "I certainly am. I do my best to love everybody. I'm hard put, sometimes baby, it's never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn't hurt you." (103), having a father like Atticus, it is not surprising that Jem and Scout are to that extent of urbanization and acceptance of the
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