Power In To Kill A Mockingbird

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What does Power really mean overall? Do we really even know what it means to have power or do we think of power as what we want it to be? This book is about many things, growing up in the south, and being around prejudice people, also a white woman Mayella Ewell claiming to be raped by a black man Tom Robinson. How would where and how you live, or her being a female, also her race effect her power in Maycomb, Alabama.Although Mayella class and gender do not make her powerful how does her race make her powerful.
First off Mayella is completely powerless when it comes to class, Mayella and her family is the town jokes in Maycomb. Her class involves where and how she lives. Mayells lives near a dump, and to the Maycomb's townspeople there home

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