To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter 17 -18

Identify Mr. Gilmer. The lawyer accusing Tom Robinson of raping Mayella Ewell.
What do we learn from both Mr. Tate and Mr. Ewell about how Mayella had to have been struck? Because of Tom Robinson.
Who lives by the dump and where does Tom live? The Ewell’s live by the dump and Tom lives down below them.
What was the surprising feature in the Ewells yard? (a) a refrigerator, (b) a bathtub, (c) a dentist’s chair, (d) flowers in slop jars. (c) a dentist’s chair
What question is asked by Atticus that shows both Mr. Tate and Mr. Ewell had no real concern about Mayella’s condition? If they had called for a doctor.
What does Atticus prove by having Mr. Ewell write his name on the envelope? He was the one that did it because he was the only one who could use his left hand at the time
Does the judge feel sorry for Mr. Ewell? No
Did Mayella look like she had tried to keep herself clean? Yes
What does Mayella say she is afraid of? Atticus
Does the judge seem to feel sorry for Mayella? A little bit
How does the chiffarobe figure into Mayella’s story? It’s what she asked him to cut
What contradiction to the story Mr. Ewell told is revealed in the following quote from Mayella? “..next thing I knew Papa was in the room a’standin’ over me hollerin’ who done it, who done it?” That he wasn’t at the window very long and that he didn’t run to get Heck Tate, or see who did it
How old is Mayella? Nineteen
Why does Atticus ask Mayella if Tom choked and hit her? To see what she would say and if she was lying
What is Mayella’s response to whether her father had ever beaten her? Perhaps when he’s drunk.
Where is Mayella’s mother? She has died

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