What Is Mayella Lie

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Why would Mayella lie? Mayella would lie because the only family she has is her father Robert E. Lee Ewell. Everyone in Mayella’s family has either left or died. Mayella and her father do not want to show disgrace to their social life in the community. In reality, the Ewells have no social standing. They are considered poor, ignorant, and unlearned. They have no reputation to protect. Their lies are dangerous, and Tom Robinson will suffer because of their lies. Mayella and her father have been living in a life of lies there whole life. Their lives are filled with deceit. Mayella takes care of all the seven younger siblings. She feeds them and makes sure their safe but she can not do much because her father does not get enough money from his

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