BOB EWELL

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BOB EWELL by Mind Map: BOB EWELL

1. Unfortunately for Bob Ewell he and his daughter are proven liars and by the end of the trail Bob is proven to be a physically abusive and sexually abusive farther and is not fit for providing for his family. “I may not be much, Mr. Finch, but I’m still sheriff of Maycomb County. And Bob Ewell fell on his knife”

2. The Ewells live in an old cabin. The cabin and the yard itself are made of scraps and is falling apart.

3. Where

3.1. Bob Ewell comes into the novel when he discriminates the nigeros, he spits in Atticus's face when he is trying to help Tom robinson plead innocent

4. Acts like

4.1. Bob Ewell is disrespectful towards his family. He lives off the the towns money.Bob lives by a garbage bump and uses the money on alcohol. He only allows his children to go to school on the first day of school and then they do work for him for the rest of the year

4.2. Bob Ewell is a racist full of hatred. His identification of Tom Robinson at the trial provides evidence. "Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him", This quote reinforces the fact that Bob ewell is a racist and hates anyone who is helping Black people. From Bobs behavior it makes it clear that he hasn't been brought up in the right or, nor the right people, which has reflected to his life now.

5. Looks like

5.1. A drunken, mostly unemployed member of Maycomb’s poorest family. In his knowingly wrongful accusation that Tom Robinson raped his daughter, Bob Ewell represents the dark side of the South: ignorance, poverty and hate-filled racial prejudice. "I whish that Bob Ewell Wouldn't chew tobacco"

6. Elevated by

6.1. The single thing that elevates them at any level in the community is the fact that they're white. He is motivated in the fact that he wants to provide a better life for his family but he is too lazy to pursue it. "He was the only man i ever heard of who was fired from the WPA for laziness"

7. How other people see him

7.1. Bob Ewell is an alcoholic and lives with his mother. he is the antagonist in the story he accuses Tom Robinson and does not believe in black and white equality. He believs the town should think him a hero for saving Maycomb's white women from a "dangerous" black man

8. Beliefs and values

8.1. Bob Ewell thinks very poorly about black people and is highly racist."He stood up and pointed his finger at Tom Robinson. '—I seen that black n_g_er yonder ruttin’ on my Mayella!'"

8.1.1. This quote reinforces the fact that bob Ewell is a racist and is falsely accusing Tom of raping his daughter,

8.1.2. Bob does this because he has very strong racist beliefs and thinks of them as a lower class

9. Textual issues or concerns associated with Bob

10. Where does Bob Ewell live?

10.1. Bob lives at the lower end of the town by the town dump and the negro settlement.

10.1.1. Scout describes the yard as "the playhouse of an insane child."

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