Mayella

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  • Mayella Ewell
    • Caring
      • "Against the fence, in a line, were six chipped-enamel slop jars holding brilliant red geraniums, cared for as tenderly"
        • desires to be better than her surroundings
        • tries her hardest with what she's got
        • trying to make it homely
      • "Mayella looked as though she tried to keep clean" - S
        • aware of her filth
        • tries her best
    • Fearful of Father
      • "Mayella looked at her father"
        • silent threat
        • the sight of him reminded her to be good fearful of reprecautions
    • lonely
      • "she [mayella] was even lonelier than Boo Radley"
        • pitied
        • surrounded by family but alone
      • "The witness frowned puzzled as if puzzled. 'Friends?'"
        • so secluded doesn't fully comprehend the idea of friendship
      • "white people wouldn't have anything to do with her because she lived among pigs; Negroes wouldn't have anything to do with her because she was white."
        • class can be as big a separator as race

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