To Kill a Mockingbird

Interpret the following quote.

"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."

What is Mayella Ewell telling the jury?

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Mayella is inferring that Tom Robinson raped and accosted her, and that is they were to find him innocent, it would be purely because they were afraid to convict him.


To Kill a Mockingbird