Mayella Ewell

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Mayella Ewell by Mind Map: Mayella Ewell

1. ACTS LIKE

1.1. Scared

1.1.1. 'Mayella stared at him and burst into tears' - page 197

1.1.1.1. She's afraid of Atticus questioning her

1.2. Rude

1.2.1. '"Come here nigger"' - page 199

1.2.1.1. She acts like a typical white southern american living in 1930's

1.3. Defensive

1.3.1. 'My paw's never touched o' my head in my life' - page 203

1.3.1.1. She is defending a very obvious guilty man

2. FEELS LIKE

2.1. Upset/Scared

2.1.1. 'him' she sobbed, pointing at Atticus' -Page 198

2.1.1.1. She feels intimerdated by Mr Finch

2.2. terror and fury

2.2.1. ' "Who beat you up? Tom Robinson or your father?' No answer.' - page 207

2.2.1.1. She is angry at Atticus because he out smarts her testimony

2.3. Finished

2.3.1. 'Somehow, Atticus had hit her hard in a way the was not clear to me' - page 208

2.3.1.1. Atticus has destroyed her confidence and put her down

3. HOW OTHERS SEE HIM OR HER...

3.1. sympathy

3.1.1. 'Judge Taylor let her cry for a while, then he said "that's enough now."' - page 198

3.1.1.1. Judge Taylor giving her sympathy

3.2. strong willed

3.2.1. 'She was as good as her word' - page 207

3.2.1.1. She kept to her promises

3.3. confused

3.3.1. 'Has she got good sense?' - page 198

3.3.1.1. Scout is unsure about Mayella's personality

4. LOOKS LIKE

4.1. Solid

4.1.1. 'Thick bodied girl accustomed to strenuous labour' - page 197

4.1.1.1. As she is the oldest she takes on all the responsibility

4.2. Unstable

4.2.1. 'Seem somehow fragile looking' - page 197

4.2.1.1. She is delicate, and untouched

4.3. Dirty

4.3.1. 'tried to keep clean' - page 197

4.3.1.1. She is a member of a poor family but she tries to look presentable