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MAYELLA EWELL Bella & Katie by Mind Map: MAYELLA EWELL  Bella & Katie

1. looks like

1.1. "somehow fragile looking... thick bodied girl accustomed to strenuous labour"

1.1.1. Chapter 18, page 195

1.2. "Mayella looked as if she tried to keep clean..."

1.2.1. Chapter 18, page 195

1.3. young

1.3.1. “A young girl walked to the witness stand. Chapter 18, page 195

1.4. unclean

1.4.1. "In Maycomb County, it was easy to tell when someone bathed regularly, as opposed to yearly lavations…Mayella looked as if she tried to keep clean-" Chapter 18

2. acts like

2.1. sassy

2.1.1. "Long's he keeps on calling' me ma'am an' saying Miss Mayella. I don't hafta take his sass, I ain't called upon to take it" Chapter 18, page 198

2.2. caring

2.2.1. acted like the mother to her siblings Somewhere in the court case part, Chapter 19 ??

2.3. guilty

2.3.1. “‘then what happened?’ ‘I don’t remember too good,’” Chapter 18, page 197

3. motivated by

3.1. wrongly motivated by Mr Ewell to lie

3.1.1. "...he dress tolerable, 'cept when -" Chapter 18, page 200

3.2. motivated by her siblings to keep pushing on

3.2.1. "Took me a slap year to say sebum nickels, but I done it. Chapter 19, page 210

3.3. racism

3.3.1. "I got somethin' to say an' then I ain't gonna say no more. That nigger yonder took advantage of me an' if you fine fancy gentlemen don't wanta do nothin' about it then you're all yellow stinkin' cowards, stinkin' cowards, the lot of you. Your fancy airs don't come to nothin'—your ma'amin' and Miss Mayellerin' don't come to nothin', Mr. Finch-" Chapter 18

4. how other see her

4.1. to be friendless

4.1.1. "Who are your friends?..."

4.1.2. "you making fun o'me agin, Mr Finch? Chapter 18, page 200

4.2. desperate

4.2.1. "Kiss me back, nigger." Chapter 19, page 211

4.3. liar

4.3.1. "Mayella was silent..'It's an easy question, Miss Mayella, so I'll try again. Do you remember him beating you about in the face?'..''No, I don't recollect if he hit me. I mean yes I do, he hit me." Chapter 18, 201

5. beliefs and values

5.1. aspiration to be good

5.1.1. "Against the fence, in a line, were six chipped-enamel slop jars holding brilliant red geraniums, cared for as tenderly as if they belonged to Miss Maudie Atkinson, had Miss Maudie deigned to permit a geranium on her premises. People said they were Mayella Ewell's."

6. textural issues or concerns linked to her

6.1. Abusive father

6.1.1. “Who beat you up? Tom Robinson or your father?” No answer. “What did your father see in the window, the crime of rape, or the best defence to it? Why don’t you tell the truth, child? Didn’t Bob Ewell beat you up?” … Mayella’s face was a mixture of terror and fury. Chapter 19