Theme Of Dolphus Raymond In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Throughout the novel of To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, the mockingbird theme primarily denotes innocence. One of the first symbols of a mockingbird that is seen in the novel is the character Dolphus Raymond. Furthermore, the whole Tom Robinson case also has a clear representation of the guiltless theme. Lastly, as started to be noticed by other characters in the novel, Boo Radley is a mockingbird.
The character Dolphus Raymond is one of the first motives of a mockingbird ascertained in the novel. The people of Maycomb judge and dislike Dolphus because he is a white man who hangs around with the Negroes. According to others, it is not acceptable to be married to a person of another colour and have children with them, which is the position Dolphus is in. “They don’t belong anywhere. Colored folks won’t have ‘em because they’re half white, white folks won’t have ‘em ‘cause they’re colored, so they’re just in-betweens, don’t belong anywhere.” (Lee 161). From this quote, readers can better understand how people, even kids, were judged based on their skin colour, and how Dolphus and his family were outcasts in town. People are being adjudicated simply because of rude comments said about them, even though that person hasn’t done any harm to them. There was a case in town involving a black man, a white man, and a woman.The white people were treated with respect, but as soon as it was the Negro’s turn (Tom Robinson), he was being questioned rashly. This makes Dill very angry. “‘I know what you mean, boy’, said a voice behind us. We thought it
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Dolphus Raymond, Tom Robinson, and Boo Radley are all blameless people that are harmed and or judged based on factors that are misunderstood by others. It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird, innocent creatures that are only trying to bring joy to the town, but people do not understand what they had done until it
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