To Kill a Mockingbird

Mayella Ewell

In the courtroom scene in Chapter 18, Mayella  Ewell is presented as both disgusting and pathetic.

Can I have examples of her having these qualities with quotes from the passage?

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"... she seemed somehow fragile-looking, but when she sat facing us in the witness chair she became what she was, a thick-bodied girl accustomed to strenuous labor."

“Yes, don’t you know anyone near your age, or older, or younger? Boys and girls? Just ordinary friends?”
Mayella’s hostility, which had subsided to grudging neutrality, flared again. “You makin‘ fun o’me agin, Mr. Finch?”



To Kill a Mockingbird