Mayella Ewell is a hard character to like. However, learning about her difficult life with her abusive father explains, if not forgives, her atrocious accusations. Do you understand the trauma Mayella endured and why she acts in the ways that she does? Take the quiz over the character of Mayella Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird from eNotes to find out. Five questions will let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of this character and her purpose in the novel.