Dolphus Raymond Character Analysis Essay

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Dolphus Raymond is a Town drunk and an outcast to the white society and black society. Or so the world thinks he is a good for nothing nobody that drinks all day long. But in reality it 's Dolphus that has no need for the people around him they are the outcast to him. "When I come to town, which is seldom if I weave a little and drink out of this sack, folks can say Dolphus Raymond 's in the clutches of whiskey—that 's why he won 't change his ways. He can 't help himself, that 's why he lives the way he does."(268). This is a direct characterization of Raymond and the way he mocks people for thinking he actually is acting this way. Raymond makes people around him think he is a morally weak man because he drinks, has a black wife and kids of mixed color. Nothing could make you …show more content…
Gives the world hope for the future to come in Maycomb 's upcoming history. "I certainly am. I do my best to love everybody... I 'm hard put, sometimes—baby, it 's never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn 't hurt you"(144-145). Atticus is like a Lincoln figure always does what is right and can 't tell a lie. Atticus always tries to provide his kids with the correct answer and alway give them a wise answer for anything they need. Atticus does what right even when he knows the wrong is going to happen in the end. That 's why he takes Tom case and fights for his equal rights all the way to the end of his life. He thinks that each and every person should be seen equally that why when someone calls you a nigger lover, in his mind that person it just misguided. It does not hurt him he really just feels sorry for these kinds of people because that can 't realize the simple act of being equal and kind. Atticus may not be the main character, but he is one of the most central and powerful characters in the story. So influential to other, the Maycomb community and his

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