Examples Of Mayella Ewell In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Mayella Ewell is a white woman, from Maycomb, Alabama, accusing an African American man named Tom Robinson, of Rape. In To Kill A Mockingbird the Ewell’s are very unfortunate. Mayella would get abused by her father, Bob Ewell, when he would get drunk. Nobody in Mayella’s town would help her because of her race,class,and gender. This could make Mayella not powerful. In other words, Mayella is not powerful by not getting help from her neighbors, and also having to live behind a dumpster with her siblings (Document A1), “ Maycomb’s Ewells lived behind the town garbage dump in what was once a Negro cabin…..”. Mayella got no kind of help from her neighbors or friends because of her race. Mayella tries to keep herself clean for the trial (Document

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