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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

Antagonist

Character Role Analysis

Bob Ewell

Ewell is a nasty piece of work. While Mayella may have done the crime, Ewell is going to make sure that someone else does the time. Even after the case is over, Ewell keeps going after Atticus, Judge Taylor, and Helen Robinson, and finally almost kills the Finch kids. Heck Tate probably wasn't exaggerating when he said the ladies of Maycomb would bury Boo in cake for taking Ewell out: this guy is bad news. (Also, can someone come bury us in cake?)


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