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What according to Atticus is the thing that Mayella has done wrong? chapter21

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caroline15 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 25, 2007 at 3:08 AM via web

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What according to Atticus is the thing that Mayella has done wrong?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 28, 2007 at 2:25 AM (Answer #1)

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Her crime, as Atticus says in Chapter 20, is that she "was white, and she tempted a Negro."

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maggieslywn | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 23, 2012 at 2:51 AM (Answer #2)

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atticus does not believe that is what she did wrong, its that she put her reputation over her friend.

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