How does Dolphus Raymond symbolize a mockingbird in "To Kill A Mockingbird"?
Like other characters in this story, Dolphus Raymond is an innocent person whose intent is kindness and goodness, but he is misunderstood. The town knows that he lives with people of color, and they fail to understand his reasoning, except that they assume he is a drunk due to the brown-bagged bottle he carries with him everywhere and his physical appearance. Dolphus intentionally carries out this deception, so that people will have a reason that identifies their prejudice against him and a rationale for his alienating social behavior. In all actuality, Mr. Raymond does not drink at all, but instead, has...
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he is misjudged and rituculed yet he has always been a decent citizen