Examples Of Mr Cunningham In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Mr. Cunningham, who was blinded with racism, disregarded his friendship with Atticus. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus tells his family “Mr. Cunningham’s basically a good man … he just has his blind spots, along with the rest of us.” When Atticus claims that he has blind spots, he means that Mr. Cunningham ignored their relationship because of his driving hatred for black people. Mark 12:31b states, “…‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” At the jail the previous night, Mr. Cunningham did not love Tom Robinson. God does not say love your white neighbors as yourself, he says to love all of your neighbors as yourself. Mr. Cunningham introduced race into the situation and was prepared to attack Atticus
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