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Atticus tried to point the guilt in another direction, whom did he suspect?

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lauren15 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted June 3, 2007 at 7:48 AM via web

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Atticus tried to point the guilt in another direction, whom did he suspect?

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Jamie Wheeler | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted June 3, 2007 at 8:04 AM (Answer #1)

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Atticus suspects Mayella's father, Bob Ewell, is to blame for her injuries. When Mayella is on the stand, Atticus questions: "What did your father see in the window, the cirme of rape or the best defense of it? Why don't you tell the truth, child, didn't Bob Ewell beat you up?" (Ch 18)

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damini | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted June 16, 2007 at 7:38 AM (Answer #2)

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Bob Ewell was the person who had hit Mayella

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