To Kill a Mockingbird

Why does Mayella oject to Atticus's calling her "ma'am" and "Miss Mayella"?

Chapter 18

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Mayella has never been addressed with respect in her life, she interprets Atticus's respect as mocking.

Mocking... like the book: To kill a mockingbird.

Uh huh. I get that...

Yeah, I get that too.

Don't get reported as abuse boys.