Examples Of Race In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Class, Gender, Race in To Kill a Mocking Bird: Is Mayella Powerful
Class, Gender, and Race; is this the way we measure power? To Kill a Mocking Bird is a book written by Harper Lee set during the 1930s in a fictional town in Alabama. The story is partly about Mayella Ewell, a poor white woman that accused Tom Robinson, a black man, for rape. What is Mayella Ewell’s power despite her class, gender, and race? The Ewells is a very low class family. People from Maycomb rudely commented to the Ewells to “Go back to their dump.” (Document A). Due to Mayella’s poor education, she took “ma’am” as an insult (Document C). Document E implies that Mayella “Must have been the loneliest person in the world” and “White people wouldn’t have anything to do

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