To kill a mocking bird chapter 17 key points.
The children listen to the case unfold and wonder about the Ewell family's situation, they isolate themselves from other children because they are called names like "nigger-lover".
The defense discovers the attacker is left handed as mayella's face is bruised on the right, Jem gains hope and the case is tilted in Atticus' favour.
Mayella becomes angry once again and feels threatened by Atticus. She is obviously uneducated judging from her speaking and her ignorance of politeness..
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