Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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“Everybody sees what you appear to be ... few people know who you really are.” This saying illustrates that if you appear one way, no one can see who you really are inside. When someone appears one way, you do not really get to know them but when they truly become themselves you can really see who they are and not just who they appear to be. However, they may only reveal their true selves to some people and keep acting like a different person to everyone else, or keep everything to themselves and do not show anyone their true self. Dolphus Raymond, Boo Radley and Atticus Finch in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, all show themselves in a different way. Dolphus reveals himself to Scout and Dill during the trial at the court. Atticus and Boo keep everything to themselves but, at some point in the story they slowly start revealing who they truly are.
In small town’s people judge people very easily because everybody knows everybody

Thesis: (double check to make sure it is right)
In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Dolphus, Boo and Atticus are not what they initially appear to be, and by that, they illustrate the clear distinction between appearance and reality.

Argument #1: Dolphus Raymond
Dolphus Raymond is perceived to be drunk all of the time, however, in truth, he is a courageous and caring man. Dolphus is believed to be drunk all of the time but they cannot believe he would marry a black woman for any other reason. Also, back then, it was not…

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