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"Mixed Chillun". According to Jem, mixed children are "real sad."
"... around here once you have a drop of Negro blood, that makes you all black." (Chapter 16)
Dolphus Raymond. Maycomb's white citizens scorn Mr. Raymond, since he prefers the company of Negroes, lives with his black mistress, and has a number of illegitimate mixed-race children. Combined with his apparent public drunkenness, Raymond is naturally portrayed as an evil man. According to Scout,
I had a feeling I shouldn't be here listening to this sinful man who had mixed children and didn't care who knew it, but he was fascinating. (Chapter 20)
"Foot-washers." Foot-washing Baptists are not presented in a positive light in the novel. Old Mr. Radley is one who believes in a literal interpretation of the Bible, and "foot-washers" are apparently devoid of happiness or good humor. Mr. Radley never smiles, and when Miss Maudie confronts a wagonload of "unusually stern-faced citizens," on the day of the trial, they verbally assault her "vanity" regarding her love of gardening.
I guess that the foot-washers thought that the Devil was quoting Scripture for his own purposes... Why they objected to Miss Maudie's yard was a mystery... (Chapter 16)
Bob Ewell. Bob is a one-dimensional character in the novel, partly because he has no redeeming qualities whatsoever: He is the quintessential example of "poor white trash," and even Atticus, who rarely has a bad word to say about anyone, agrees.
The Ewell's had been the disgrace of Maycomb for three generations... (Chapter 3)
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