How does Mayella differ from her father and her siblings? What is her relationship like with her father?
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Mayella is shown to be different from her father and other siblings because she is always clean and keeps healthy. She is also in charge of their household and the kids. Mayella's father, cares less about keeping clean and does not take care of the kids. Unlike her father and sibling, Mayella is depicted as an innocent individual who is in a terrible situation. Mayella is not violent alcoholic like her father.
Mayella has an abusive relationship with her father. Mayella's father beats her and forces her to carry out all the work in the house. Mayella has to put up with since she has no where to escape to. The cries of Mayella cannot be heard in the town since the family is uneducated and poor.