All 3 Uses of
To Kill a Mockingbird
- We don't know, but there is circumstantial evidence to indicate that Mayella Ewell was beaten savagely by someone who led almost exclusively with his left.
p. 272..8 *circumstantial evidence = evidence that can suggest something, but does not prove it
- He said he didn't have any quarrel with the rape statute, none what ever, but he did have deep misgivings when the state asked for and the jury gave a death penalty on purely circumstantial evidence.
- "But lots of folks have been hung— hanged— on circumstantial evidence," said Jem.
(circumstantial evidence) evidence that can suggest something, but does not prove it